First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yohan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yohan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Kenya says the name Yohan is of English origin and means "god is graceful".
  2. A submission from Arizona, U.S. says the name Yohan means "Meaningful and graceful to god" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. According to a user from the United Arab Emirates, the name Yohan means "God is merciful".
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Notable Persons Named Yohan

Notable Persons Named Yohan

Yohan Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye is a soccer player for the Crystal Palace F.C., Lille OSC, Newcastle United F.C., Paris Saint-Germain F.C., France national under-19 football team, France national under-21 football team, and France national football team. Yohan was born on January 14th, 1986 in Tourcoing, France.

Yohan Blake

Yohan was born on December 26th, 1989 in Saint James Parish, Jamaica. Yohan is also known as Blake and Yohan.

Yohan Benalouane

Yohan Benalouane is a soccer player for the ACF Fiorentina, AS Saint-Étienne, A.C. Cesena, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, Atalanta B.C., Leicester City F.C., and France national under-21 football team. Yohan was born on March 28th, 1987 in Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France.

Yohan Mollo

Yohan Mollo is a soccer player for the FC Krylia Sovetov Samara, Olympique de Marseille, AS Monaco FC, Stade Malherbe Caen, Granada CF, AS Nancy, AS Saint-Étienne, and France national under-21 football team. Yohan was born on July 18th, 1989 in Martigues, France.

Yohan Tavares

Yohan Tavares is a soccer player for the G.D. Estoril Praia, Le Mans FC, S.C. Beira-Mar, A.A. Avanca, and Standard Liège. Yohan was born on March 2nd, 1988 in Tours, France.

Yohan Diniz

Yohan was born on January 1st, 1978 in Épernay.


Fun Facts about the name Yohan

  • How Popular is the name Yohan? Yohan is the 9,961st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yohan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,145 babies born with the first name Yohan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yohan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yohan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yohan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yohan is Wednesday, January 2nd, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Yohan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yohan was in 2017 with a total of 90 babies.
  • Random Yohan Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yohan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 15 babies in California have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Yohan: The name spelled backwards is Nahoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hyano. How do you pronounce that?
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