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Gender: M Pronunciation: hons Origin of Hans: German, Dutch, and Scandinavian, diminutive of Johannes Meaning 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 Christian Andersen, few Americans have chosen this name for their sons because of its intractably Old Country image.

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Famous People Named Hans

Hans Christian Andersen, Danish children's writer
Hans Zimmer, German film composer
Hans Matheson, Scottish actor
Hans Bethe, German and American nuclear physicist and Nobel Prize winner
Hans Warren Christie, Canadian actor
Hans Georg Conried, Jr., American character actor, very active in voice-over roles and comedian

Pop Culture References for the Name Hans

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 Sherlock Holmes"
Hans Moleman, character on "The Simpsons"
Hans, evil prince in the Disney movie "Frozen"
Hans and Franz, weightlifting duo in a "Saturday Night Live" sketch
Hans Hubermann, a character in "The Book Thief"
Hans Kepler, character from Night trains, by Barbara Wood

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