John

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
EDITOR LISTS
Old Fashioned
Pronunciation
JAHN
Meaning
God is merciful

More info about the name "John"

In the 1940’s, post World War 2, the baby boom began, causing births to skyrocket. John was the most famous names of those times. The old fashioned baby name John means ‘mercy or grace of Lord’.In the 1940’s, post World War 2, the baby boom began, causing births to skyrocket. John was the most famous names of those times. The old fashioned baby name John means ‘mercy or grace of Lord’.In the 1940’s, post World War 2, the baby boom began, causing births to skyrocket. John was the most famous names of those times. The old fashioned baby name John means ‘mercy or grace of Lord’.John originates in Hebrew language and means "God is merciful". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. Throughout history it was borne by numerous kings, princes, emperors, popes and saints, the most famous being John the Baptist and John the Apostle. More recently, the famous bearers include John F. Kennedy and John Lennon.

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'John' in Movies

Arrow

John Diggle

The 100

John Murphy

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

John Munch

Gotti (2018)

John Gotti Sr.

Gotti (2018)

John Gotti Jr

Lost in Space

John Robinson

Peaky Blinders

John Shelby

The Vampire Diaries

Lorenzo 'Enzo' St. John

X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

Dr. John Grey

Sherlock

Dr. John Watson

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