Name Hans Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Hans


Hans is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Hans?

Hans is a Dutch, Scandinavian and German short form of the Hebrew name Johannes.

What does the name Hans mean?

Hans means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Hans

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Popularity of the name Hans

The name Hans is ranked #4989 overall.

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