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Forename John

Around the world, John (John United States Nigeria United Kingdom Tanzania Kenya, Johan United States Nigeria United Kingdom Tanzania Kenya, Jehan United States United Kingdom India South Africa Indonesia, along with others...) is a prevalent predominantly male, but very seldom feminine first name. The forename John is habitual in the United States, where it is a widespread masculine name, Ireland, and the United Kingdom (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, the name is most common in the United States, Nigeria, and the United Kingdom. Much less frequently, John is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishJohn is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name John

name Evan, name جون, name 존, name Ivashka, name Iwo, name Jehan, name Τζον, name Hannes, name Jack, name Джон, name Ivano, name Giuàn, name Honza, name Iván, name จอห์น, name Ivans, name Ieuan, name Džons, name 约翰, name Ioannes, name Demijohn, name Ivan, name Ioann, name Giovanni, name John, name جان, name Ianka, name Ioannis, name Hans, name Iwan, name Jaan, name Ionut, name Jakes, name Honsa, name Giannis, name Ian, name Ioan, name Ionuț, name Gioan, name 約翰, name Anne, name Gān, name Johan, name Jacky, name Erwann, name Amy-John, name Jackie, name Hann, name Iohannes, name ジョン, name Gianni, name ג'ון, name Йохн, name Huans, name Džon, name Hanns, name Jake, name Ivo, name Ifan, name Džonas, name Giovan, name Jan, name Ion, name Jacques, name Gian
Johan, John Tanzania, Kenya, United Kingdom, United States, Nigeria
Jehan South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, India, Indonesia
جان, جون Iraq, Egypt, Sudan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia
ジョン Japan
約翰, 约翰 China
Джон Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, Kyrgyzstan
South Korea
ג'ון Israel
จอห์น Thailand
Τζον Greece
Iohannes Brazil, United States, Italy
Йохн Russia, Ukraine

First name John in the context

John is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Dr. John Watson , the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes; Tarzan , the fictional character from Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan and the Lion Man; Hermione Granger , the fictional character from the Harry Potter stories; John Rambo , the fictional character in the Rambo franchise and John Constantine , the DC comics superhero, Hellblazer, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of john mark john mark john mark Biblical saint (b. 50) link
john the presbyter early Christian; appears in fragments from Papias of Hierapolis as one of the author's sources; traditionally identified with John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, and/or John of Patmos (author of the Book of Revelations) (b. 50) link
picture of john hyrcanus john hyrcanus john hyrcanus Hasmonean ruler (b. 200) link
picture of john the warrior john the warrior john the warrior Eastern Orthodox saint (b. 400) link
john ii Bishop of Jerusalem from 387 to 417 (b. 356) link
picture of john the silent john the silent john the silent Greek bishop and saint, TR (b. 454) link
john aasted halse Danish psychologist, teacher and writer (b. 420) link
john rufus 5th-century priest and historian, Bishop of Maiuma (b. 450) link
john iii of jerusalem Patriarch of Jerusalem from 516 until his death, PS (b. 450) link
john cottistis byzantine usurper (b. 500) link
john of cappadocia Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 500) link
john of scythopolis 6th-century bishop (b. 500) link
john the armenian Military leader during the Vandalic War (b. 500) link
john scholasticus Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 503) link
john troglita Byzantine general (b. 550) link