Diminutive of Johannes — notably used in reference to:
(Australian politics) Sir Johannes “Joh” Bjelke-Petersen (1911–2005), Premier of Queensland 1968–1987.
(biblical, rare) Abbreviation of John (Gospel of John).
Joh Sentence Examples
The son of a miller, his name originally was Johann Muller, but he called himself, from his birthplace, Joh.
Thus the Roman edition of 1507, edited by Marcus Benaventura and Joa Cota, contains 6 modern maps, and to these was added in 1508 Joh.
Besides the one dissected by Pare, as above mentioned, Joh.
The final fall of Napoleon in 1815 gave the people of the United Kingdom leisure to think about their possessions at the Ante podes; and in 1817 free settlers commenced to arrive in coy siderable numbers, attracted by the success of Captain Joh i M'Arthur, an officer in the New South Wales Regiment, who had demonstrated that the soil, grass and climate were well adapted for the growth.