Hantz pronunciation - Meaning of origin

Origin of first name:

Ancient, Germanic, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slavic

Meaning of the name:

Of both Scandinavian and Germanic style, Hantz or "Hans" is the diminutive of "Johannes" or "Jean" in French.


No famous Hantz yet.

For Hans or Jean, there are Hans Holbein (1497-1543), German portraitist and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), author of Danish fairy tales are two famous bearers of this name. The story also lists writers and playwrights Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Molière), Jean de La Bruyère or Jean Racine, the fabulist Jean de La Fontaine and composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms or Johann Strauss.

Hantz's patron saint is the apostle Evangelist Saint John. First disciple of the Baptist of Jesus and also his favorite, the latter entrusted him with his mother before being crucified. It was Saint John who prepared the meal of the Last Supper with Peter, who, always with him, checked the words of Mary Magdalene.

His character :

Hantz is one of those who feels a deep inner desire to harness their qualities, knowledge and skills to change the world and make things happen. Leader in the soul, Hans (or Hantz) is independent man who does not have cold eyes with regard to the heavy responsibilities.


Hans, Anto, Ante, Anta, Hanta, Hannes, Jo, Hanne, Hannes, Jo, Joop, Hannes, Johannes, Johann, John.

His party :

The Hans celebrate their first name December 27, the day dedicated to the apostle Evangelist St. John.

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