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John meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: John No. of characters: 4 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: English Biblical Hebrew
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce John jo-hn What does my name mean?
Meanings: YAHWEH Is Gracious God is Merciful Gift of God English, Low German short form of Johannes (meaning: God is merciful). In English-speaking countries a traditional, popular name. Namesakes: John F. Kennedy, American president.

John was ranked 27 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.85% from its previous ranking of 26 in 2015. John was ranked 944 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.15% from its previous ranking of 955 in 2015.

Full form of John : Judicious Obliging Hard working Nice

John is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 108 in 2015. Around 19089 people wear John as their first name. John is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

John is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 27 (0.253260% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 5127501 people wear John as their first name. John is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1881 and ranked 27 (0.253260% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 5127501 people have John as their first name. John is not a native United States and John may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 1.418556% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of John
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Popular boy name in
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Expression number of John is 2.

John are diplomatic, sensitive and kind. John act as peacemaker and their intent is to make a balance among things. John likes to make friends and follow their intuition.

Names that rhyme with John Aaronjohn, Aidanjohn, Andrewjohn, Anthonyjohn, Austinjohn, Christianjohn, Christopherjohn, Daejohn, Daijohn, Dajohn, Danieljohn, Davidjohn, Davohn, Dejohn, Devohn, Dijohn, Dohn, Elijahjohn, Ethanjohn, GabrieljohnFamous people named John
Harriette Johns in A Night to Remember as Actress
Jane Johnston in Mission: Impossible II as Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shane Johnson in Mystery Men as Actress
Stephanie Johnson in All That I Need as Actress
Debi Johnson in Playboy: 21 Playmates Centerfold Collection Volume II as
Jade Johnson in The Pint-Sized Punk as Costume Designer
Tamara Johnson in Burn as Sound Department
Chalene Johnson in Lena Dunham/Victoria Justice/Chalene Johnson as
Seba Johnson in 21 as Actress
Shalonda R. Johnson in VI Degrees as Actress
John Belushi, actor,writer
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John Carpenter, writer
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John Denver, actor
John Travolta, actor,producer
John Woo, producer,director,writer
John Barry, composer
John Ford, director,producer,writer
John Goodman, actor,producer
John Hughes, writer,producer,director
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John Leguizamo, actor,writer,producer
John Malkovich, actor,producer,director
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John Waters, actor,writer,director
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John Derek, actor,director,cinematographer
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John Glover, actor
John Grisham, writer,producer,actor
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John Heard, actor,producer
John Holmes, actor,production manager,assistant director
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John Lynch, actor,writer,assistant director
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John C. McGinley, actor,producer
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John Savage, actor,producer
John Stamos, actor,producer
John Toll, cinematographer,producer
John Turturro, actor,writer,director
John Archer, actor
John W. Brown, cinematographer,assistant director,actor
John M. Davis, composer,sound department
John Wayne Bobbitt, actor
John Garfield, actor,producer
John Houseman, actor,producer
John A. Alonzo, cinematographer,actor
John Debney, composer
John McDermott, actor,writer,director
John Frizzell, composer
John David Allen, editor,director
John A. Kuri, producer,set decorator,writer
John Carroll Lynch, actor,director
John B. Josselyn, art director,production designer
John Foster, cinematographer,producer
John Foster, cinematographer
John Williams, composer
John Warren, location management
John Williams, actor
John Bailie, cinematographer
John O'Hagan, cinematographer,director
John Grant, location management
John Rutherford, sound department,editor
John Bowker, actor,director,writer
John Lvoff, assistant director,director,writer
John Hays, sound department,director,writer
John Jabaley, actor,location management,production manager
John Hughes, art director
John 'J.T.' Tully, actor
John Covert, producer,actor,director
John Gilbert, editor,producer,writer
John Stewart, cinematographer,editor,director
John Michael Weatherly, actor
John J. Condne III, producer,actor
John Brownlow, producer,writer,director
John Rogers, production manager,editor,actor
John Putch, director,actor,producer
John P. Fleenor, cinematographer,actor
John Serpe, actor,writer,director
John C. Joseph, director,producer,editor
John Beal, composer
John Woodward, director,writer,editor
John M. Woodward, transportation department,stunts,actor
John R. Woodward, assistant director,location management,producer
John Henry Canavan, actor
John McCarthy, composer
John Penney, writer,producer
John L. Demps Jr., cinematographer
John Stoneham Jr., stunts,actor,assistant director
John R. Grantham, actor
John T. Grantham, actor,stunts
John Stothart, editor
John Nein, assistant director,editor
John Karyus, actor
John Ian Briody, assistant director
John Frick, art director,production designer
John A. Aiello, casting director
John Lanza, producer,production manager
John Dykstra, producer,assistant director
John Curcio, sound department,producer,writer
John Watkin, producer,director,writer
John Clement, cinematographer
John Fasano, writer,producer,director
John 'Bud' Cardos, actor,stunts,transportation department
John Dye, actor,director,producer
John Enos III, actor,writer
John Fogerty, composer
John Lasseter, producer,writer,director
John Singleton, producer,writer,director
John Tesh, actor,composer
John Foster, writer
John Alcott, cinematographer
John J. Mescall, cinematographer,director
John L. Russell, cinematographer,sound department
John Seale, cinematographer,director
John F. Seitz, cinematographer
John Cacavas, composer
John Dankworth, composer
John Du Prez, composer
John Lennon, actor,composer
John Massari, composer,sound department
John J. Campbell, cinematographer
John Penotti, producer,assistant director
John H. Brister, production manager,producer
John H. Tobin, actor
John Schwartzman, cinematographer,actor
John Follmer, producer
John Axelrad, editor
John Gare, sound department
John J. Kelly, producer,production manager
John F. Sullivan, actor,writer,producer
John Kent Harrison, director,writer,producer
John Vernon, actor,production manager
John Brian King, director,writer
John Madden, director,producer,writer
John Bailey, cinematographer,director
John Stockwell, actor,director,writer
John Paul Young, actor,writer
John Ashker, stunts,actor
John Pagan, animation department
John Aalberg, sound department
John Aasen, actor
John Abbey, actor
John Abbot, cinematographer
John Abbott, actor
John Abbott, actor,assistant director
John S. Abbott, cinematographer
John William Abbott, director,producer
John Christopher Abeyta, actor
John Abineri, actor
John Abraham, director,writer,assistant director
John Abraham, actor
John Abraham, actor
John Abram, composer
John Accola, actor
John Acevedo, assistant director
John Acheson, actor
John Achorn, actor
John Ackerman, actor
John Alexander Acosta, editor,sound department
John Avadro, cinematographer
John Adair, actor
John Adair, actor
John Adair, composer
John Adair, writer
John Adam, actor,director,cinematographer
John Adames, actor
John Adamonis, actor
John Adams, composer
John Adams, producer
John Adams, sound department
John Adams, actor
John Destry, actor
John K. Adams, sound department,writer
John L. Adams, actor,director,writer
John Adamson, actor
John Adderley, actor
John Adderley, cinematographer
John Addington, actor
John Addison, composer
John Adewole, actor
John T. Adkins, editor,producer
John Adler, actor,production designer
John G. Adolfi, director,actor,writer
Names like John Joh, Johaan, Johad, Johah, Johamma, Johan, Johana, Johanah, Johanan, Johandry, Johandy, Johane, Johanick, Johanie, Johanis, Johann, Johanna, Johannah, Johanne, Johannes
John Namesakes Posts having John: Comments :John is an English male first name; Johnny is a hypocoristic. Pronunciation [Jon] is also a male name in Low German, diminutive usual form of scholarly German Johannes. In English-speaking as well as in northern Germany country, it is also common as a surname. John Rigby († 1600), or Jean Rigby, one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, hanging from Southwark during the reign of Elizabeth I; only celebrated June 21 or the 40 martyrs on 25 October. John Almond († 1612), raised in Ireland, priest, martyred at Tyburn under King Jacques I of England; celebrated on 5 December. John Southworth († 1654), martyr in England, sentenced to death under the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell; celebrated June 28 John Ogilvie (° 1579 - † 1615) or John Ogilvie French, Scottish Jesuit priest, pastor clandestine among persecuted Catholics in his country, tortured and hanged; celebrated on 10 March. John Sarkander (1576 - † 1620) or John Sarkander and Jan Sarkander, a native of Silesia, Olomouc priest, martyred; celebrated on 17 March. John is an English male first name; Johnny is a hypocoristic. Pronunciation [Jon] is also a male name in Low German, diminutive usual form of scholarly German Johannes. In English-speaking as well as in northern Germany country, it is also common as a surname. John Rigby († 1600), or Jean Rigby, one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, hanging from Southwark during the reign of Elizabeth I; only celebrated June 21 or the 40 martyrs on 25 October. John Almond († 1612), raised in Ireland, priest, martyred at Tyburn under King Jacques I of England; celebrated on 5 December. John Southworth († 1654), martyr in England, sentenced to death under the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell; celebrated June 28 John Ogilvie (° 1579 - † 1615) or John Ogilvie French, Scottish Jesuit priest, pastor clandestine among persecuted Catholics in his country, tortured and hanged; celebrated on 10 March. John Sarkander (1576 - † 1620) or John Sarkander and Jan Sarkander, a native of Silesia, Olomouc priest, martyred; celebrated on 17 March. - Cherokee Ed
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