Johan (given name)

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PronunciationDutch: [ˈjoːɦɑn]
Norwegian: [ˈjuːhɑn]
Swedish: [¹juːhan] (About this soundlisten) or [²juːan]
MeaningGod is gracious
Region of originGermanic & Southeast Asia & Netherlands
Other names
Related namesJohn, Johannes, Juhan, Hans

Johan is a masculine given name of Hebrew origin. It is a shortened form of the Hebrew name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yəhôḥānān), meaning "God is gracious", and uncommon as a surname. Johan is also a masculine given name of Malay language origin, meaning "Champion".

People with the name Johan include:

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