Name John - Meaning and origin

Name John - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Courts, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

John is a male given name of Hebrew origin. Its ancient form is Yehohanan, composed of the terms "Yeho" and "hanan" which mean "God forgives".


In the world of cinema, oJohn Wayne (American actor, producer and director who has made a name for himself in westerns, notably "The Fantastic Ride" and "The Heroic Charge"), John Travolta (dancer, singer, actor and producer of American cinema which got its fame thanks to "Grease") and John David Ashton (American actor known to have played Sergeant John Taggart in the films "The Beverly Hills Cop 1 and 2").
In the musical universe, John Lennon (British musician, singer, writer and songwriter member of the legendary band "The Beatles") and John Adams (composer specializing in the eclectic minimalist current, displaying a style influenced by Philip Glass).
Among the political figures, John McCain (former representative of the first district of Arizona and current senator of Arizona in the Senate of the United States) and John Kerry (former senator of Massachusetts and current Secretary of State of the United States) .
Saint John, the beloved "Apostle" of Jesus Christ, is known to have baptized many believers and did miracles in Ephesus after fleeing Palestine to flee the persecutions of the Romans.

His character :

John is an active and courageous person, full of energy and dynamism. Having a passionate temperament, he knows how to impose his ideas and his rights smoothly. On the other hand, he can also be firm when necessary, but always with a touch of Machiavellianism. Pacific nature, he seeks to maintain a good harmony with his entourage.


Johny, Johnny, John, Johan, Jehan, Janot, Johan, Johann, Johannes

His party :

John is celebrated on December 27 in tribute to Saint John.

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