Janne Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name John:
Derived from the Middle Latin Johannes, which is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes, which is from the Greek Iōannes. Iōannes is from the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan which is derived from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious). John is the most enduring of the biblical names and remains one of the most popular names bestowed in the United States. Var: Jon. Pet: Johnnie, Johnny, Jonnie, Jonny.
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I'm a Finnish guy and my name is Janne (a very common boy's name in Finland). Because Janne seems to be a girl's name in most of the other countries, it has caused a few confusing situations.
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Finnish form of John, as well as a Swedish pet form of Jan and Johan.
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