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Name John

Meaning:Yahweh is graciousTools:

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About the name John in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Jack, Johnnie, Johnny
Topics:Phonetic alphabet NY
Saints:John the Baptist
US 2015 rank:#26     ... 24:Carter, 25:Anthony, 26:John, 27:Dylan, 28:Luke ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Joan, Joan, Johan, Johna, Jon, Jón, Jörn     Details
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About John/Johanna, the group of names with the same origin as John

Meaning/translation:Yahweh is gracious
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:popular because of Saint John, the apostle and evangelist, and Saint John the Baptist
 very popular through the ages and in many countries
 until now there were 23 popes with the name John
Words:yahweh = (the name of God) (name of the one God according to the Old Testament)  Hebrew
 chanan = to be gracious  Hebrew
Topics:12 Apostles, Interesting, New Testament, Popes
Variants' top ranks:1:Sean Ireland 2003,  1:Jón Iceland 2003 to 2007,  1:Hans Greenland 2011,  1:Jens Denmark 2005,  1:Jan Warsaw 2015,  1:John England+Wales 1944,  1:Jack England+Wales 1998,  1:Jean France 2011,  1:Juan Buenos Aires 2012,  1:João Portugal 2015
Somehow related to:Jahwe
Old/original forms:Jehanne Old French, Ieuan Old Irish, Jehohanan Hebrew, Johanan Hebrew
Name variants:Gia, Giana, Gianna, Giavanna, Gioana, Giovana, Giovanna, Hanna, Hanne, Hanni, Hansine, Ioana, Ioanna, Ionela, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna, Iwana, Iyana, Iyanna, Jana, Janae, Janay, Jane, Janel, Janell, Janelle, Janessa, Janet, Janette, Janice, Janie, Janin, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janita, Janka, Janka, Janna, Janne, Jannine, Jantje, Jayne, Jean, Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanne, Jeannette, Jeannice, Jeannine, Jenna, Jenny, Jensina, Jessie, Jo, Joan, Joana, Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Johana, Johanka, Johanna, Jóhanna, Johanne, Johna, Jolien, Jolina, Joline, Jona, Jóna, Jonelle, Jonna, Jovana, Juana, Juanita, Seonag, Seonaid, Shauna, Shawna, Sheena, Shona, Sian, Siana, Sinead, Sinéad, Siobhan, Vanja, Vanna, Yana, Yanet, Yanna, Zana, Zsanett, Anze, Django, Ean, Eoin, Evan, Gan, Geovane, Geovanni, Gian, Gianni, Giovani, Giovanni, Giovannino, Giovanny, Gjin, Gjon, Hampus, Hannes, Hanno, Hans, Hennes, Huwan, Iain, Ian, Iefan, Ioan, Ioannis, Ion, Ionut, Ivan, Ivan, Iván, Ivano, Iwan, Jack, Jackie, Jacky, Jan, Jandel, Janek, Janez, Janic, Janick, Janik, Janika, Janis, Jankin, Jankó, Jann, Jannes, Jannic, Jannick, Jannik, Jannis, János, Janosch, Janusz, Jax, Jean, Jeannot, Jens, Jhon, Jhonny, Jionni, Jo, Joan, Joannes, João, Johan, Johann, Jóhann, Johannes, Jóhannes, John, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jón, Jonathon, Jone, Jovan, Jovani, Jovanni, Jovanny, Jovany, Juan, Juanito, Juha, Juhani, Juho, Jukka, Jussi, Nino, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne, Sione, Vanni, Vanya, Wanja, Xhon, Yahaya ...and more   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name John

SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2015 81,  2014 93,  2013 86,  2012 78,  2011 77,  2010 99,  2009 89,  2008 80,  2007 66,  2006 78,  2005 69,  2004 58,  2003 472002 52,  2001 52
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 56,  2014 59,  2013 65,  2012 81,  2011 472010 57,  2009 76,  2008 63
England+WalesGraph2011 100,  2010 94,  2009 83,  2008 83,  2007 74,  2006 75,  2005 73,  2004 64,  2003 66,  2002 65,  2001 59,  2000 58,  1999 57,  1998 53
IrelandGraph2015 28,  2014 25,  2013 27,  2012 25,  2011 26,  2010 22,  2009 21,  2008 22,  2007 21,  2006 18,  2005 17,  2004 21,  2003 22,  2002 15,  2001 15,  2000 14,  1999 15,  1998 13
ScotlandGraph2015 59,  2014 40,  2013 51,  2012 51,  2011 44,  2010 49,  2009 44,  2008 41,  2007 32,  2006 33,  2005 30,  2004 37,  2003 24,  2002 31,  2001 24,  2000 27,  1999 23,  1998 23
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 18,  1990-1999 14,  1980-1989 9,  1970-1979 6,  1960-1969 3
USA prevalence 1990 2
USA yearlyGraph2015 26,  2014 26,  2013 27,  2012 28,  2011 27,  2010 26,  2009 27,  2008 20,  2007 19,  2006 19,  2005 18,  2004 18,  2003 17,  2002 17,  2001 14,  2000 14,  1999 15,  1998 15,  1997 15,  1996 15,  1995 131994 15,  1993 16
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