Johannes

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes, New Testament), which is a contracted form of the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan), a combination of JO and HANN, meaning 'God is gracious' [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Iohannes
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Jannes
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Danish Finish Swedish
Jannis
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Janos
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Jehans
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Norwegian
Jóanes
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Faroese
Jóanis
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Faroese
Joannes
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Old Danish Old Swedish
Jóannes
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Faroese
Jóannis
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Faroese
Johanas
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Sami
Johánas
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Sami
Johannes
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Jóhannes
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Faroese Icelandic
Johannis
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Danish Finish Swedish
Jóhannis
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Faroese
Jóhannus
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Johans
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Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see: Johanna

For short forms see: Jo, Jos

See also

Patronyms (male)

Johanneksenpoika Finland
Johannesen Denmark Norway
Johanneson Norway Sweden
Johannessen Norway
Johannesson Norway Sweden
Johannessøn Norway
Johannesøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Johanneksentytär Finland
Johannesdatter Denmark Norway
Johannesdotter Norway Sweden

Combinations

See JO and HANN (name elements)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johannes'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johanneksen
Partitive: Johannesta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johannes'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johannes' / Johannes

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

6 May

Denmark Denmark

29 August

Denmark Denmark

27 December

Finland Finland

24 June

Norway Norway

24 June

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

24 June

Sweden Sweden

24 June

Sweden Sweden

27 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Johannes Baptist in the New Testament
  • Apostle Johannes in the New Testament, who is regarded as the author of the fourth Gospel and Revelation

Namesakes

  • Johannes Ewald (18 November 1743 – 17 March 1781), Danish national dramatist and poet
  • Jens Johannes Jørgensen (6 November 1866 in Svendborg – 29 May 1956), Danish author
  • Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, 23 April 1867 – 30 January 1928, Danish scientist, physician, professor of pathological anatomy and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Physiology or Medicine, 1926)
  • Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, 20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950, Danish author and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Literature, 1944)

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]
2 16 9825 32070
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 7931 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 6969 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a. 16 n.a. 250541
  #: 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 Johannes(m) Sources: [6][8][7][9]

Top List Ranking

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

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Johannes(m)

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  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