Meaning:God is gracious
Johannes is a boy's name of Hebrew origin that means "god is gracious." This name is another form of the ever-popular John, and is derived from the name Yehochanan. Johannes is particularly popular in northern Europe, with famous bearers throughout history including the inventor of the printing press, Johannes Gutenberg, and the artist Johannes Vermeer. If baby won't settle, then you'll be happy to hear that there's a Johannes to help—Johannes Brahms, the composer of the iconic Brahms' Lullaby.

Famous People Named Johannes

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  • Johannes Gutenberg
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