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Johan

Johan combines Old Europe charm with modern maturity. It’s the Nordic variation of John, and it’s about as popular in Sweden, Norway and Finland as John is in America. Two Prime Ministers of Norway and four Kings of Sweden were named Johan, so it has a regal and sophisticated air to it.

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Origin

Nicknames

Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino

Syllables

2

International Variations

Johnny, Johnnie, Jax, Jacky, Jackie, Jack, Gino

Alternate Spellings

Jonnie, Jonn, Jon, Johnn, Ivan, Giovany

Famous Namesakes

King Johan III of Sweden, Prime Minister of Norway Johan Nygaardsvold, Athlete Johan Santana

Celebrity Babies

Son of Heidi Klum and Seal

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