US Popularity:3294
Meaning:God is gracious
Hans is a masculine name of German and Scandinavian origins. Once used as a shortened version for Johannes, this name acts as a name in its own right, translating to “God is gracious.” The first person that may come to mind is fairytale writer Hans Christian Anderson, especially if you plan to tell classic bedtime stories to your bundle of joy. If you want a unique way to share your faith—and love for literature—an old-school name like Hans will make for a long-lasting reminder.

Famous People Named Hans

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  • Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Hans is currently #1871 on The Bump
Boy:Hans is currently #1038 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Hans is currently #3294 in U.S. births
Boy:Hans is currently #1555 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 152
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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