Johannes

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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Johannes

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African
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German
20%
Hebrew
10%
Dutch
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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Johannes is of African origin and means "Gracious".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Jo*han"nes
A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears; -- often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe .

Etymology: NL., fr. Gr. �, Heb. Yĕhōkhānān Yōkhānān, i. e., one whom Jehovah has blessed; hence F. Jean, E. John

Wiktionary

From Latin Iōhannes, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), from Hebrew יוחנן (Yôḥānnān, “Yahweh is gracious”).

  1. A male given name.
  2. a former Portuguese gold coin.

Johannes was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Latin, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Johannes

Johannes Kepler was a scientist in the fields of astronomy, astrology, mathematics, and natural philosophy. Johannes was born on December 27th, 1571 in Weil der Stadt. He passed away on November 15th, 1630.

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Johannes Gutenberg was an engraver, inventor, printer, engraving, invention, printer (publishing), and andprinter. Johannes was given the name Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden Gutenberg in 1398 in Mainz. He breathed his last breath on February 3rd, 1468.

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Johannes Vermeer was an artist in the field of painting. Johannes was born on October 31st, 1632 in Delft. He left this life on December 15th, 1675.

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Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was a board of directors, farmer, harvest, and earthworks (engineering). Joh was given the name Johannes Bjelke-Petersen on January 13th, 1911 in Dannevirke, New Zealand. He left this life on April 23rd, 2005.

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Johannes Albrecht Blaskowitz is a military person.

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Johannes Friedrich Miescher was a scientist in the field of biology. Johannes was born on August 13th, 1844 in Basel. He left this life on August 26th, 1895.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Johannes

Alain Johannes is an alternative rock, blues rock, experimental rock, hard rock, electronic music, and independent music musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer. He plays Guitar, Drum kit, Bass guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Lap steel guitar, Keyboard instrument, Tabla, Mridangam, Santoor, Theremin, Flute, Clarinet, Soprano saxophone, Marxophone, Fiddle, Fender Jazzmaster, Motor Ave, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1980 to 1980. Alain was given the name Alain Johannes Moschulski on May 2nd, 1962 in Santiago.

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He holds the title Prince of Thurn and Taxis. Johannes was born as the child of Karl August, 10th Prince of Thurn, Taxis, and Princess Maria Anna of Braganza on June 5th, 1926 in Regensburg. He passed away on December 14th, 1990.

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He holds the title Prince of Saxe-Coburg, Gotha, and Duke in Saxony. Prince was born as the child of Prince Johannes Heinrich of Saxe-Coburg, Gotha, and Princess Mathilde of Saxony (b. 1936) on November 17th, 1969 in Innsbruck. He breathed his last breath on August 21st, 1987.

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Wilhelmus Zakaria Johannes was a radiology and radiologist. Wilhelmus was born in 1895 in Rote Island. He passed away on September 4th, 1952.

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Herman Johannes was a 7th Minister of Public Works of the Republic of Indonesia, and 2nd Rector ofGadjah Mada University. Herman was born on May 28th, 1912 in Rote, East Nusa Tenggara, Dutch East Indies. He passed away on October 17th, 1992.

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Helalia was born on August 13th, 1980 in Oshana Region. Helalia is also known as Helalia Lukeiko Johannes.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 8 0 8
1914 6 0 6
1915 7 0 7
1917 11 0 11
1918 11 0 11
1919 7 0 7
1920 12 0 12
1921 13 0 13
1922 5 0 5
1924 11 0 11
1925 5 0 5
1927 9 0 9
1929 5 0 5
1930 8 0 8
1931 10 0 10
1933 8 0 8
1936 5 0 5
1939 5 0 5
1941 7 0 7
1942 6 0 6
1945 6 0 6
1948 7 0 7
1949 7 0 7
1953 7 0 7
1955 7 0 7
1956 6 0 6
1957 7 0 7
1958 8 0 8
1959 14 0 14
1960 10 0 10
1961 6 0 6
1962 19 0 19
1963 14 0 14
1964 16 0 16
1965 16 0 16
1966 21 0 21
1967 18 0 18
1968 20 0 20
1969 22 0 22
1970 14 0 14
1971 10 0 10
1972 12 0 12
1973 19 0 19
1974 14 0 14
1975 17 0 17
1976 13 0 13
1977 12 0 12
1978 16 0 16
1979 20 0 20
1980 29 0 29
1981 27 0 27
1982 31 0 31
1983 19 0 19
1984 22 0 22
1985 20 0 20
1986 24 0 24
1987 37 0 37
1988 27 0 27
1989 28 0 28
1990 24 0 24
1991 29 0 29
1992 38 0 38
1993 23 0 23
1994 30 0 30
1995 39 0 39
1996 39 0 39
1997 44 0 44
1998 47 0 47
1999 28 0 28
2000 25 0 25
2001 44 0 44
2002 29 0 29
2003 51 0 51
2004 33 0 33
2005 39 0 39
2006 34 0 34
2007 43 0 43
2008 36 0 36
2009 51 0 51
2010 46 0 46
2011 37 0 37
2012 38 0 38
2013 46 0 46
2014 44 0 44
2015 54 0 54
2016 53 0 53
2017 52 0 52

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Popularity of Johannes as a first name

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Common last names for Johannes

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Johannes U.S.
  White 83.50% 64.26%
  African American 9.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Johannes

People with the last name Johannes are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Johannes

  • How Popular is the name Johannes? Johannes is the 7,006th most popular name of all time. As a last name Johannes was the 9,412th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Johannes have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,897 babies born with the first name Johannes in the United States. That's more than enough people named Johannes to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Johannes? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Johannes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Johannes is Friday, January 3rd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Johannes born? The highest recorded use of the first name Johannes was in 2015 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Johannes Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Johannes is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Johannes: Your name in reverse order is Sennahoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnheasoj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Johannes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,455 people with the last name Johannes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Johannes? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Johannes as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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