♂ Name John – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name John

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John is a ♂ male name.

Origin of John

John is a Frisian, Low German and English short variant of the Greek name Iōannēs / Ἰωάννης, which derived from the Hebrew name Jochanan / יוֹחָנָן.

Meaning of John

John means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “jô/יֹו” = referring to the Hebrew God + “chanan/חָנַן” = to be gracious/to show favor).

Pronunciation of John

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