Johan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Younger form of Ióhan [1] [2] [3]

2) Nordic form of Johann [1] [4] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Johá
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Sami
Johan
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Johán
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Sami
Jóhan
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Faroese

See also Janne, Jocke, Ujuât

For female forms see Johandine

Patronyms (male)

Johaninpoika Finland
Johansen Denmark Norway
Johansén Sweden
Johanson Norway Sweden
Johanssen Norway
Johansson Iceland Norway Sweden
Johanssøn Norway
Johansøn Norway
Johanzon Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Johandatter Norway
Johandotter Norway
Johanintytär Finland
Johansdatter Denmark Norway
Johansdotter Norway Sweden
Johansdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see JON (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Johan
Genitive: Johans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Johan
Genitive: Johanin
Partitive: Johania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Johan
Accusative: Johan
Dative: Johani
Genitive: Johans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Johan
Genitive: Johans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Johan
Genitive: Johans

Name Days

Norway Norway

29 August

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

24 June

Sweden Sweden

27 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Johan III, King of Sweden 1568-1592 (20 December 1537 – 17 November 1592)
  • Johan Michael Lund (2 September 1753 – 15 May 1824), Norwegian lawyer, Faroese løgmaður (1786-1805)
  • Johan Sebastian Cammermeyer Welhaven (22 December 1807 – 21 October 1873), Norwegian author, poet, critic and art theorist
  • Johan Olof Ramstedt (7 November 1852 - 15 March 1935), Prime Minister of Sweden and Norway (1905)
  • Johan Ludvig Heiberg (27 November 1854 – 4 January 1928), Danish philologist and historian
  • Johan (Jean) Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957), Finnish composer
  • Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (22 October 1870 – 30 September 1943), former Prime Minister of Norway (1924-1926 + 1928-1931 + 1933-1935)
  • Johan Nygaardsvold (6 September 1879 - 13 March 1952), former Prime Minister of Norway (1935-1945)
  • Johan Martin Ferner (né Johan Martin Jacobsen; 22 July 1927 – 24 January 2015), Norwegian sailor and Olympic medalist

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
1 8 74635 173923
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 9714 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 6637 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 35056
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Johan(m) Sources: [6][8][7][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Johan(m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Johan(m)

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Nuka Møller: Kalaallit aqqi (2015)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables