John is a ♂ boy’s name.
John is an English, Frisian and Low German variant of the ancient Greek name Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).
John means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).
The name John is ranked #3484 overall.
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