- a male given name, Germanic form of John.
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Examples from the Web for johann
Omar Amin was not an Egyptian but rather a convert to Islam once known as Johann von Leers.Hunting Down Aribert Heim, Egypt’s Hidden Nazi
Nicholas Kulish, Souad Mekhennet
March 24, 2014
This she did, choosing to write three lines by the German poet and philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer
January 26, 2014
In 2008, the British Orwell Prize embarrassed itself by awarding its honor to Johann Hari.The Orwell Prize Has a Chance to Redeem Itself
March 29, 2012
Dawkins quotes British journalist Johann Hari: “I respect you too much to respect your ridiculous beliefs,” he says.The Atheist Recruiting Machine
November 3, 2009
If all went well, they would be at the door when Johann opened it.
There's no pleasing Master Johann for one of your colour, sir.
"We have company, Johann," said my hostess, and the fellow plucked off his cap.
If Johann's description were right, I must be near the window now.
And as he did so, the old woman, Johann the keeper's mother, stood in the doorway.