Johann

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Johann
Pronunciation Afrikaans: [jʊəˈɦan]
German: [ˈjoːhan]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning "God is merciful"
Region of origin Germanic
Other names
Related names John, Johan, Jóhann, Johannes

Johann, typically a male given name, is the Germanized form of the originally Hebrew language name יוחנן (Yohanan) (meaning "God is merciful"). It is a form of the Germanic and Latin given name "Johannes." The English language form is John. It is uncommon as a surname.

People[edit]

People with the name Johann include:

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Other uses[edit]

  • Johann Kraus, fictional character in the Hellboy universe, featured in B.P.R.D. comic books, published by Dark Horse Comics
  • Johann Mouse, American 1953 cartoon short subject
  • St. Johann in Tirol, town in Tyrol, Austria
  • Johann Trinity, a fictional character in the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam 00

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oron, Aryeh; Braatz, Thomas (2011). "Johann Andreas Kuhnau (Musician, Bach's Pupil)". www.bach-cantatas.com. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Free scores by Kuhnau, Johann Andreas at the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)