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  1. Johannesnoun

    a former Portuguese gold coin.

  2. johannesnoun

    An old Portuguese gold coin bearing a figure of .

  3. Johannesnoun

    A male given name from Hebrew.

  4. Etymology: From Iohannes, from Ἰωάννης, from.


  1. Johannes

    Johannes is a Medieval Latin form of the personal name that usually appears as "John" in English language contexts. It is a variant of the Greek and Classical Latin variants (Ιωάννης, Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name Yehochanan, meaning "Yahweh is gracious". The name became popular in Northern Europe, especially in Germany because of Christianity. Common German variants for Johannes are Johann, Hannes, Hans (diminutized to Hänschen or Hänsel, as known from "Hansel and Gretel", a fairy tale by the Grimm brothers), Jens (from Danish) and Jan (from Dutch, and found in many countries). In the Netherlands, Johannes was without interruption the most common masculine birth name until 1989. The English equivalent for Johannes is John.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Johannesnoun

    a Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears; -- often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe

  2. Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. , Heb. Yhkhnn, Ykhnn, i. e., one whom Jehovah has blessed; hence F. Jean, E. John.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Johannes

    jō-han′ēz, n. an old Portuguese gold coin.—Also Joann′es.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Johannes is ranked #9412 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Johannes surname appeared 3,455 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Johannes.

    83.5% or 2,885 total occurrences were White.
    9.1% or 315 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 97 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 85 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Johannes in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Johannes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Johannes in a Sentence

  1. Johannes Thingnes:

    To prepare for the relay, it was normal even if it was difficult for Johannes Thingnes to be in Johannes Thingnes hotel room, i think Johannes Thingnes also loaded Johannes Thingnes batteries quite well. We saw today that maybe it was for the better that Johannes Thingnes was in quarantine so that Johannes Thingnes could relax and save Johannes Thingnes energy for the sprint.

  2. William Plomer:

    Johannes Meintjes… is one of the more articulate South Africans of his generation. A prolific painter, he is also a fluent author in both English and Afrikaans. With unresting curiosity about South African national and regional history, he seems blessedly free from political or racial bias, and when he writes of nations or persons in conflict is alert to what is good or bad on both sides.

  3. Tertius Myburgh:

    Johannes was something of a Renaissance man. First of all, artist. Then author, historian, archivist and even sort-of farmer. Above all, he was a thoughtful, loving and loveable human being who thought very deeply about the human condition

  4. Yvonne Steynberg:

    For nearly 40 years Johannes Meintjes has enriched the South African art scene with his personalised works which have the inherent quality of good art - the artist’s genuine feelings and moods can be felt in each brush or palette stroke…

  5. Martin Fourcade:

    Quentin dominated the first week, Johannes the second, these are two big athletes and Quentin deserves to be among them. He has worked hard to come here as a leader and he lived up to that status.

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    an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting
    • A. integrity
    • B. ransom
    • C. apex
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