Hans

Given Name Hans

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: HAHNS (German, Dutch)

Meaning & History
German, Dutch and Scandinavian short form of JOHANNES. Two famous bearers were Hans Holbein (1497-1543), a Renaissance portrait painter from Germany, and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), a Danish writer of fairy tales.


Given Name Hans

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: HAHNS (German, Dutch)

Meaning & History
German, Dutch and Scandinavian short form of JOHANNES. Two famous bearers were Hans Holbein (1497-1543), a Renaissance portrait painter from Germany, and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), a Danish writer of fairy tales.

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