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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name, the standard equivalent to John (a shortened form of Johannes).

Notable Persons Named Johann

He holds the title 1, 2, 3, performed by Ben Goldstein as written down by Bach, Brahms' piano version performed by Martha Goldstein, BWV 632, 4, 5, 6, 7, Agnus Dei, Prelude, Fugue, Air on the G String, and Sheep May Safely Graze". Johann was born in 1685 in Eisenach. He left this life on July 28th, 1750.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a poet, novelist, playwright, natural philosopher, diplomat, civil servant, and natural philosophy. Johann was born on August 28th, 1749 in Frankfurt. He passed away on March 22nd, 1832.

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Gregor Mendel was a scientist in the field of genetics. Gregor was given the name Johann Mendel on July 20th, 1822 in Heinzendorf bei Odrau, Austrian Empire. He breathed his last breath on January 6th, 1884.

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Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a scientist in the fields of mathematics and physics. Johann was born Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss on April 30th, 1777 in Braunschweig. He breathed his last breath on February 23rd, 1855.

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He has had major accomplishments since 1929. Johnny was given the name Johann Peter Weißmüller on June 2nd, 1904 in Freidorf, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire. He left this life on January 20th, 1984.

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Johann Strauss II was a classical composer. He holds the title The Blue Danube". Johann was born Johann Strauss II on October 25th, 1825 in Vienna. He left this life on June 3rd, 1899.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Johann

She was most prominent from 1931 to 1934. Zita was born on July 14th, 1904 in Deutschbentschek , Austria-Hungary. She died on September 17th, 1993.

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Prince was born as the child of Charles II and Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen on August 17th, 1578 in Sigmaringen. Prince is also known as Johann von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (German). He breathed his last breath on March 22nd, 1638.

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Philip Grot Johann was a in the fields of illustration and watercolor painting. Philip was born on June 27th, 1841 in Szczecin. He breathed his last breath on October 26th, 1892.

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Prince was born as the child of Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra on June 14th, 1803 in Vienna. He breathed his last breath on October 12th, 1871.

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He breathed his last breath in 1368.

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How popular is the baby name Johann in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1915 6 0 6
1917 5 0 5
1918 10 5 5
1920 13 8 5
1921 5 5 0
1922 7 7 0
1924 6 6 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 21 21 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 23 23 0
1936 24 24 0
1937 23 23 0
1938 17 17 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 19 19 0
1941 25 25 0
1942 19 14 5
1943 17 17 0
1944 20 20 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 20 14 6
1948 11 6 5
1949 11 6 5
1950 5 5 0
1951 15 10 5
1952 19 13 6
1953 14 6 8
1954 8 0 8
1955 19 11 8
1956 13 6 7
1957 25 10 15
1958 28 11 17
1959 21 8 13
1960 16 7 9
1961 19 9 10
1962 19 8 11
1963 23 7 16
1964 25 8 17
1965 19 0 19
1966 15 0 15
1967 21 5 16
1968 27 6 21
1969 25 0 25
1970 32 6 26
1971 34 8 26
1972 33 5 28
1973 43 6 37
1974 47 6 41
1975 42 6 36
1976 37 0 37
1977 36 0 36
1978 52 6 46
1979 53 5 48
1980 55 7 48
1981 38 8 30
1982 47 0 47
1983 40 5 35
1984 42 0 42
1985 49 0 49
1986 47 7 40
1987 46 6 40
1988 44 0 44
1989 30 0 30
1990 44 7 37
1991 51 5 46
1992 35 0 35
1993 34 0 34
1994 52 7 45
1995 51 0 51
1996 44 0 44
1997 53 0 53
1998 64 0 64
1999 62 0 62
2000 73 0 73
2001 89 0 89
2002 112 0 112
2003 120 5 115
2004 129 5 124
2005 127 0 127
2006 135 0 135
2007 146 0 146
2008 157 0 157
2009 177 0 177
2010 222 0 222
2011 209 0 209
2012 215 0 215
2013 163 0 163
2014 130 0 130
2015 138 0 138
2016 168 0 168
2017 106 0 106

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Popularity of Johann as a first name

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Popularity of Johann as a last name

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Common last names for Johann

  • Schmidt
  • Mueller
  • Weber
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  • Jung
  • Kraus

Common first names for Johann

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Johann U.S.
  White 92.10% 64.26%
  African American 1.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Johann

People with the last name Johann are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Johann

  • How Popular is the name Johann? Johann is the 3,899th most popular name of all time. As a last name Johann was the 25,640th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Johann have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,786 babies born with the first name Johann in the United States. That's more than enough people named Johann to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Johann? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Johann first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Johann is Saturday, February 22nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Johann born? The highest recorded use of the first name Johann was in 2010 with a total of 222 babies.
  • Random Johann Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Johann is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Johann: Your name in reverse order is Nnahoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jonhna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Johann? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 962 people with the last name Johann.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Johann? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Johann as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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