Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JAHNS(American English)
JAWNS(British English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the given name John.

Related Names

VariantsJohn, Johnson
Other Languages & CulturesHovanesian, Hovhannisyan(Armenian) Ivanoŭ, Ivanow, Kazloŭ, Kazlow(Belarusian) Ivanov, Ivankov, Vanev, Vankov, Yanev(Bulgarian) Ivanović, Ivanković, Janković(Croatian) Janda, Janíček, Jandáček(Czech) Jensen, Jenson, Johannessen, Johansen, Hansen, Johnsen(Danish) Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Janssens(Flemish) Jean(French) Jans, Janson, Janz, Gensch, Jahn(German) Giannopoulos, Ioannidis(Greek) Jankovics(Hungarian) Jensson, Jóhannsson(Icelandic) Giannino, Nana, Nani, Nanni, Nannini, Zanetti, Zunino(Italian) Jansons(Latvian) Valjean(Literature) Jonaitis(Lithuanian) Ivanov, Ivanovski, Jovanovski(Macedonian) Jansen, Jensen, Jenssen, Johannessen, Johansen, Hansen, Hanssen, Johnsen(Norwegian) Janda(Polish) Ionescu, Ionesco(Romanian) Ivanov(Russian) Ivanović, Jovanović, Ivanković, Janković(Serbian) Jankovic(Slovak) Jankovič(Slovene) Ibáñez(Spanish) Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Jonsson, Hansson, Johnsson, Jönsson(Swedish) Ivanov(Ukrainian) Bevan, Evans, Jones(Welsh)

Entry updated July 2, 2017