German, Dutch, Scandinavian, and Estonian variation of John
"God is gracious"

Johannes Origin and Meaning

The name Johannes is a boy's name of German, Scandinavian, Dutch origin meaning "God is gracious".

An Old World name that might have a chance to rise again with other ancient and worldly forms. Be sure to say yo-HAHN-es.

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Famous People Named Johannes

  • Johannes BrahmsGerman composer
  • Johannes KeplerGerman astronomer
  • Johannes VermeerDutch painter
  • Johannes GutenbergGerman inventor of the printing press
  • Johannes Peter MüllerGerman physiologist
  • Johannes HeveliusGerman astronomer
  • Johannes Scotus EriugenaIrish theologian
  • Johannes Diderik van der Waalswinner of the Nobel Prize for Physics
  • Johannes Starkwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Johannes Fibigerwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Johannes Vilhelm Jensenwinner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • Johannes von Trappone of the real,life children of Georg Johannes and Maria von Trapp (of "Sound of Music" fame)
  • Patrick Johannes AdamsCanadian actor

Johannes in Pop Culture

  • Johannesthe seducer in "The Seducer's Diary" by Soeren Kierkegaard
  • Johannes Jonkercharacter in J.K. Rowling's "History of Magic in North America"
  • Johannes "Jojo" Betzlercharacter in the movie "Jojo Rabbit"

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