Popularity:4223
Origin:German
Meaning:Yahweh is gracious
Johann is the German version of the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning "Yahweh is gracious." There are several different forms of this ancient name; Johann derives from the Latin Iohannes, which in turn comes from the Greek name Iōánnēs. Its English equivalent is John. Many famous and talented people have had this name throughout the years, from the German theologian Johann Eck to the famous composer Johann Sebastian Bach. If you choose this name for baby, they'll have lots of inspiring namesakes to look up to.

Famous People Named Johann

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  • Johann Michael Bach
    Composer
  • Johann Pachelbel
    Composer
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Composer

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