Its source is Yochanan, a Hebrew name meaning "God's grace."
This boy's name is used in French.
Yochanan was rendered in Greek as Ioannes, which in turn was translated into Latin as Iohannes. From one or both of these intermediaries come the many modern forms of this name, including John (English), Johannes (German), Juan (Spanish),Eoin (Gaelic), and Jean (French).
Chef at Jean-Louis, in the Watergate Hotel.
In 1975, became the youngest chef ever to receive two stars from Michelin (see list of Chefs)