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


Johan is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Johan?

Johan is a Dutch and Scandinavian short form of the biblical name Johannes.

What does the name Johan mean?

Johan 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 Johan

Variants of the name Johan

Johann Yohan Yohann

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Popularity of the name Johan

The name Johan is ranked #723 overall.

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