German variation of John
"God is gracious"

Johan Origin and Meaning

The name Johan is boy's name of German origin meaning "God is gracious".
Still very Old European, conjuring up the image of a classical composer. But surprisingly, it's now been in the Top 600 in the U.S. since the turn of the 21st century, largely thanks to Heidi Klum and Seal's young son.
# 628 in the US

Johan Rank in US Top 1000

Johan Popularity

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Famous People Named Johan

  • Johan Cruijffformer Dutch footballer
  • Johan FranzenSwedish hockey player
  • Johan Hagbart Pedersen GrøttumsbraatenNorwegian skier
  • Johan FrandsenSwedish lead singer of band The Knockouts
  • Johan Alexander Santana (Araque)Venezuelan baseball player
  • Johan van Kempenson of "The Real Housewives of New York" star Alex McCord and husband Simon van Kempen

Johan in Pop Culture

  • Johan Liebertcharacter in manga "Naoki Urasawa's Monster"
  • Johan Agares. character in "Black Butler"
  • "Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas" one,man play by Dario Fo