John


John is a common masculine given name in the English language of originally Semitic origin. The name is derived from the Latin Ioannes and Iohannes, which are forms of the Greek name Iōannēs (Ἰωάννης), originally borne by Hellenized Jewstransliterating the Hebrew name Yohanan (יוֹחָנָן‬), “Graced by Yah“, or Yehohanan (יְהוֹחָנָן‬), “Yahweh is Gracious”. There are numerous forms of the name in different languages; these were formerly often simply translated as “John” in English but are increasingly left in their native forms  It […]

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