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Johan - Meaning of Johan

What does Johan mean?

Meaning of the name JohanJohnJackEvanIanJuanGiovanniIvanSeanZaneShaneJohnnyShawnJonasHankGianniJonShaunJonathonJovaniYahyaEanJohannesGenoJan

[ 2 syll. jo-han, joh-an ] The baby boy name Johan is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is YOW-HHaaN (German) †. Johan is largely used in the Czech, Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, Bavarian, and Estonian languages, and its origin is Hebrew.

Johan is a Czech, Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian variant of the name Johannes (Dutch, German, and Scandinavian).

Johan is also a Bavarian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, and Scandinavian variant of the name John (English and Hebrew).

See also the related categories, hebrew, estonian, czech, dutch, german, and scandinavian.

Johan is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1990s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2016, 0.033% of baby boys were given the name Johan. Its ranking then was #464. In 2018, its usage was 0.025% and its ranking #579. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Johan, John was the most frequently used. In 2018, its use outnumbered Johan's by 19 times. Johan has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Johan include Ja Juan, Jaheem, Jaheim, Jahiem, Jajuan, Jana, Jani, Janne, Jano, Jawaughn, Jawaun, Jawon, Jayin, Jene, Jeno, Jenõ, Johann, Juhan, Juwon, and Eoghan.

† Pronunciation for Johan: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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