Gender: MPronunciation: honsPopularity: this week.Origin of Hans: German, Dutch, and Scandinavian, diminutive of JohannesMeaning of Johannes: German, Dutch, Scandinavian, and Estonian variation of John, "God is gracious"
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Though familiar to all via such childhood icons as Hans Brinker, Hans(el) and Gretel, and Hans ChristianAndersen, few Americans have chosen this name for their sons because of its intractably Old Country image.
Hans Landa, character in the movie "Inglourious Basterds"
Hans Gruber, character in the movie "Die Hard"
Hans Schielman, character in the game "The Testament of SherlockHolmes"
Hans Moleman, character on "The Simpsons"