are used by the Assyrian and Chaldean people who originate in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
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An Assyrian, Aramaic, Christian name, meaning "mercy of Jesus", from Khanan (mercy, compassion, kindness), and Isho, the Eastern Aramaic pronunciation of Jesus' Name.... [more]
Yohannan means "son of John" in Assyrian, a very common surname in the area of Urmia, northwestern Iran, where many Assyrians relocated after numerous diasporas forced them from their native Bet-Nahrain, "land between two rivers," as the indigenous people of Mesopotamia.