Question by  SoCalPlantLady (73)

What is the Hebrew meaning of the name John?

I can only find the English meaning, but my mom said she named me for the Hebrew meaning.


Answer by  bjudd (123)

The English version of the name John comes from the Hebrew version of the name Johanan. This name consist of two elements. The first element means the "Name of the Lord". The second element means gracious, pity, beseech, and implore. When the elements are combined they mean "He will be gracious".


Answer by  Lenore (237)

The English name John is a form of the ancient Hebrew name Yochanan. It means "God is gracious" or "God's gracious gift. "


Answer by  Anonymous


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