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Origin Of The Surname John

Meaning Of The Surname John

God is gracious

Interesting Facts About John

This surname began life as one of the most popular given names in the England. The name was brought over by The Holy Crusaders and was spelt as either Jon or John. The name then transformed into a family name when the individuals called John had children as it is thought that the Hebrew word ‘Yochanan’ which John is meant to derive from means ‘with a son’.

John Statistics

John is the number 177 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 44,411 share the surname John in the UK.

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