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Yohannes

First Name
313
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yohannes

User Submitted Origins

African
54%
Eritrea
17%
English
14%
Jewish
3%
Amharic
3%
Norwegian
3%
Scandinavian
3%
Egyptian
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yohannes is of Amharic origin and means "Joyful".
  2. A submission from Romania says the name Yohannes means "Happiness" and is of African origin.
  3. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Yohannes means "Gift of god".
  4. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Yohannes is of African origin and means "Yohannes was the name of an Ethiopian king. Get your skills up".
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Notable Persons Named Yohannes

Notable Persons Named Yohannes

Yohannes IV

Yohannes IV was royalty. He holds the title Emperor of Ethiopia. He was most prominent from 1871 to 1889. Yohannes was born as the child of Enderta Province on July 11th, 1837 in Tembien Province. He breathed his last breath on March 10th, 1889.

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Yohannes

Yohannes is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of Ethiopia. His most notable accomplishments were from 1667 to 1682.

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Yohannes III

Yohannes III is royalty. He was most prominent from 1840 to 1841.

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Yohannes II

Yohannes II was royalty. His most notable accomplishments were from 7 to 7. He passed away on October 18th, 1769.

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Yohannes Sahle

Yohannes Sahle is an athlete for the Ethiopia national football team.

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Yohannes Mohamed

Yohannes was born on January 21st, 1948.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yohannes

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yohannes

Mengesha Yohannes

Mengesha was born in 1868.

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Araya Selassie Yohannes

Araya was born in 1870. He left this life in 1888.

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Daniel Yohannes

Daniel Yohannes is a United States Ambassador to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Daniel was born on September 22nd, 1952 in Addis Ababa.

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Yohannes

Yohannes is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of Ethiopia. His most notable accomplishments were from 1667 to 1682.

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Aster Yohannes

Aster was born in Asmara, Maekel.

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Wolde Giyorgis Wolde Yohannes

Wolde was born in 1901 in Shewa. He breathed his last breath on July 29th, 1976.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yohannes U.S.
  White 3.32% 64.26%
  African American 93.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yohannes

People with the last name Yohannes are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Yohannes

  • How Popular is the name Yohannes? Yohannes is the 21,969th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yohannes was the 20,468th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yohannes have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 313 babies born with the first name Yohannes in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yohannes to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yohannes? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yohannes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yohannes is Thursday, December 24th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Yohannes born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yohannes was in 2019 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Yohannes Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yohannes is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Yohannes: The name spelled backwards is Sennahoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oynasneh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yohannes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,297 people with the last name Yohannes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yohannes? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yohannes as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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