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John (Given name)

John is a name for boys. The name is a form of Johannes and originates from English. On our website 44 people with the name John rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. John is a popular name, and holds position 2 of most popular names on facebook. Nicknames for John are Johnny, Jonathan and Hunk.
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Meaning of John

The meaning of John is: "John is a given name used for boys in the English language but it originated from a latin form of The Greek name "Ioannes and Iohannes". At first, it was known as Hellenized Jews then transfered to Hebrew name Yohanan meaning "Graced by God" or Yehohanan meaning "God is Gracious".".


44 people with the name John voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.
Easy to write:5
Easy to remember:4.5
English pronunciation:5
Opinion foreigners:4.5

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Suitable names for a brother of John are: James, Hayo, Jack, Sipke, Robert. Suitable names for a sister of John are: Lynndy, Anthonette, Anderline, Lisanna, Jaritza. View more suitable names.


John occurs in the following categories:
Names with most votesNames with 4 lettersNames beginning with JBaby boy names with one syllableEnglish names

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Popularity of John in the U.S.A.



John (56 years old) 2012-08-13
do not appreciate all the negative things my name is connected to like john-toilet or john-pimp!!!
John (26 years old) 2012-08-15
I like my name. It's short and has a pleasant silent h, but I do have one complaint: there are simply too many Johns in this world. I can't seem to take a class without there being another John or two in it. Half of my suitemates have been named John (or some vairient of it). If you are naming your child, I'd ask you to please be a little more creative. Save your kid the headache of being one John among many.
John (54 years old) 2012-11-25
My mother spent five seconds nameing me! I am named after my godfather. My point is this...if my godparents thought so highly of the name John, then why did they name their only child Fred? After six children, my mother apparently did not care what she named me! Alas...I am stuck witha boring name. At the very least, I should have been named some variation of the name John.
John (39 years old) 2013-03-22
John (14 years old) 2013-05-05
It's cool
John (14 years old) 2013-05-05
I love my name
John (14 years old) 2013-05-08
It's fun only four letters
John (19 years old) 2013-08-03
My name was taken by my parents in the bible. Respect my name if you call or write it, because‘John’ for the cousin of Jesus, ‘Emmanuel means God is with us.
John (13 years old) 2017-09-19

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