Meaning & History
Means "son of JOHAN". This is the second most common Norwegian surname.
Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan(Armenian) Ivanoŭ, Ivanow, Kazloŭ, Kazlow(Belarusian) Ivanov, Ivankov, Vanev, Vankov, Yanev(Bulgarian) Ivanović, Janković(Croatian) Janda, Janíček, Jandáček(Czech) Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Evanson, Hanson, I'Anson, Janson, Jeanes, John, Johns, Johnson, Jones, Hancock, Jenkins, Jennings, Jinks(English) Janssens(Flemish) Jean(French) Jans, Janson, Janz, Gensch(German) Giannopoulos, Ioannidis(Greek) Jankovics(Hungarian) Jensson, Jóhannsson(Icelandic) Giannino, Nana, Nani, Nanni, Nannini, Zanetti, Zunino(Italian) Jansons(Latvian) Jonaitis(Lithuanian) Ivanov, Ivanovski, Jovanovski(Macedonian) Janda(Polish) Ionescu, Ionesco(Romanian) Ivanov(Russian) Ivanović, Jovanović, Janković(Serbian) Jankovic(Slovak) Jankovič(Slovene) Ibáñez(Spanish) Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Jonsson, Hansson, Johnsson, Jönsson(Swedish) Ivanov(Ukrainian) Bevan, Evans, Jones(Welsh)
Entry updated November 20, 2020