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Yochanan

Heartyoh-KHAH-nan
Hebrew
"God is gracious"

Yochanan Origin and Meaning

The name Yochanan is boy's name meaning "God is gracious".
A contracted form of Yehochanan, the Biblical Hebrew form of John. Variants include Yohanan and Johanan.

Famous People Named Yochanan

  • Yochanan SoferGerman,Israeli rabbi
  • Yochanan VollachIsraeli footballer
  • Yochanan MuffsAmerican theologian
  • Yochanan AfekIsraeli chess player and composer
  • Yochanan ShochetIsraeli rabbi
  • Yohanan AlemannoItalian philosopher
  • Yohanan ben Zakkai1st century Israeli rabbi
  • Jehohanan (or Yehohanan)son of Hagkol, Israeli man crucified in the 1st century CE, whose ossuary was found in 1968