Name John Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name John

3299

John is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name John?

John is an English, Frisian and Low German variant of the ancient Greek name Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name John mean?

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).

Pronunciation of John

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Popularity of the name John

The name John is ranked #3299 overall.

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