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Hans Meaning


What does Hans mean?

The name Hans is of Scandinavian and German origin.

The meaning of Hans is "G-d is gracious".

Hans is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Hans.

The Given Name Hans

Hans is a diminutive of Johannes. See Johannes for further details.

Hans is a name with class.

This great little boy name has a natural majesty.

Hans has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hans Adolf Krebs, and Hans Bethe.

Hans Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,446 in baby name popularity for boys with 120 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,258 in baby name popularity for boys with 145 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Hans has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Hans Name Popularity Page.

Hans Related Names

Hans is a diminutive of Johannes.

Hans has the diminutives (nicknames) Hampus, Hasse.

Famous Hanss

  • Hans ~ Danish King (1481-1513), Norwegian King (1483-1513)
  • Hans Adolf Krebs ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1953
  • Hans Bethe ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1967
  • Hans Christian Andersen ~ Writer
  • Hans Christian ěrsted ~ Scientist
  • Hans Dulfer ~ Musician
  • Hans Fischer ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1930
  • Hans Georg Dehmelt ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1989
  • Hans Gillhaus ~ Soccer Player
  • Hans Holbein the Younger ~ Artist
  • Hans Luther ~ German Chancellor (1925-1926)
  • Hans Memling ~ Artist
  • Hans Spemann ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1935
  • Hans Teeuwen ~ Actor
  • Hans van Breukelen ~ Soccer Player
  • Hans von Euler Chelpin ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1929
  • Hans Wagner ~ Saint
  • Hans Zimmer ~ Musician

Hans Numerology

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Hans Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Hans.

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