Here are details about the name "John"

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name "John" in Chinese transliteration

A male name.

Origin: Derived from the Hebrew name "Yochanan".

Meaning: "God is gracious."

Popular thanks to John the Baptist and the apostle John. The popularity of this name gradually decreases in the USA today.

There is a great number of names related to John in other languages, including:
Giovanni, Gianni (Italian)
Gjon (Albanian)
Johannes (German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, and Estonian)
Johan (Scandinavian, German, Dutch, and Czech)
Iancu (Romanian)
Ioan (Romanian, Welsh, Bulgarian)
Ivan (Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian, English)
Ivo (Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian)
Janek (Polish, Czech)
Hovhannes (Armenian)
Hana - Arabic form of "John", etc.

Former U.S. Presidents whose first name was John:
John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Tyler, John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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