Show ContentsJoens History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Joens is derived from the personal name Johan or John. These names are derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan, which literally means "Jehovah has favored." This name, which was Latinized as Johannes, gained tremendous popularity during the medieval era. This is due to the exploits of St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, and nearly one thousand other saints of the same name. The suffix -son and its variants are translatable as 'son of.'

Joens Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jahn, Johansen, Johannsen, Johannesen, Jonsen, Johnsen, Jensen, Joensen, Jansen, Jahnsen, Jantzen, Johanson, Johansson, Johanesson, Johannsson, Johannesson, Jonsson, Johnsson, Jönsson and many more.

Contemporary Notables of the name Joens (post 1700) +

  • Diane Joens, American politician, Mayor of Cottonwood, Arizona, 2013 [1]

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from on Facebook