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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".".

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Suitable names

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.

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John occurs in the following categories:
Boy names with most votes100 namesNames with 4 letters250 namesBoy names beginning with J223 namesNames with one syllable100 namesPopular boy names in Great Britain250 names


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9 comments

John57 years old   13-08
do not appreciate all the negative things my name is connected to like john-toilet or john-pimp!!!
John27 years old   14-08
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.
John55 years old   25-11
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.
John40 years old   22-03
fabolous
John15 years old   5-05
It's cool
John15 years old   5-05
I love my name
John15 years old   8-05
It's fun only four letters
John20 years old   3-08
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.
John14 years old   19-09
Yeeh

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