Hans: baby boy name meaning and popularity



The German and Slavic version of the name Johannes, which itself is a variation of John, meaning "God is gracious." It's short and easy to spell, and one of the few variations of this name that the general public will be able to pronounce, so that's a win-win for little Hans!


Hans is not an easy name to nickname. Hansie, maybe?

Famous people named Hans:

Author Hans Christian Andersen; film composer Hans Zimmer; actor Hans Christie; discover of Asperger's Syndrome, Hans Asperger.

Fun fact:

There have been six Nobel Prize winners named Hans.

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