Johan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Johan

The German and Scandinavian version of John, meaning “the Lord is gracious.” You’ll know you’ve chosen the right name for your son if his cry comes out sounding more like a yodel.

Nicknames:

Janne.

Famous people named Johan:

Baseball player Johan Santana; singer Johan Frandsen.

Fun fact:

If you ever watched the Smurfs, you might remember Johan as the evil Gargamel’s young protege.

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