John

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

John is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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).

Meaning of John

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).

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