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).
Science and Philosophy
Jens C. Skou (born 1918)
Danish biophysicist who discovered the enzyme that maintains the cellular balance of sodium and potassium ions.