First name origins & meanings:
- Scandinavian: The Lord is gracious
- Hindi: Swan
- Hebrew: God's grace
First name variations: Hanns, Hansel, Hanss, Hanzel, Hanes, Hanus, Hannes, Johnny, Johnnie, Jack, Jock, Jocko, Johann, Johan, Jenner, Janos, Jovan, Juan, Johannes, Johnson, Johnavon, Jansen, Janson, Jones, Jackson, Jenkins, Hanson, Hansen, Jonnel, Ivan, Ian, Iaian, Eoin, Sean, Shawn, Shane, Seain, Zane, Jaenda, Janco, Jantje, Jian, Joen, Johne, Jone, Jontavius, Johahn, Johanan, Johane, Johannan, Johaun, Johon, Jehan, Jehann, Jenkin, Jenkins, Jenkyn, Jenkyns, Jennings, Jens, Jense, Jentz, Jones, Joenes, Joennes, Joenns, Johnsie, Joness, Jonesy, Juhana, Juha, Juhanah, Juhanna, Juhannah, Juho, John
Last name origins & meanings:
- German and Dutch: from a common and long-established vernacular
personal name, an aphetic form of Johannes (see John).
The surname is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, presumably as an
adoption of the German or Dutch surname.
- Indian (Panjab): Hindu
(Arora) and Sikh name, from Sanskrit hamsa ‘swan’, ‘goose’,
based on the name of an Arora clan.