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The name ''''John'''' masc. proper name, c.1160, from Gk. ''Ioannes'', from Heb. ''Yohanan'' (in full y'hohanan) lit. "Jehovah has favored," from hanan "he was gracious." <ref> OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious" </ref> As the name of [[John the Baptist]] and [[John the Evangelist]], it is one of the most common Christian given names.
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'''''John''''' may refer to any of the following saints:
  
There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:
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*'''[[Apostle John]] the Evangelist and Theologian'''''
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*'''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
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*'''[[John Chrysostom]]'''
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*'''[[John Climacus]]'''
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*'''[[John of Damascus]]'''
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*John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
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*John ([[January 26]]);
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*John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
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*John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
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*John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
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*John (A) ([[February 6]]);
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*John (B) ([[February 6]]);
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*John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
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*[[John Scholasticus]], Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
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*John ([[February 23]]);
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*John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
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*[[John of Beverley|John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
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*[[John the Silent]], Bishop of Colonia ([[March 30]]), also known as ''Hesychastes''
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*John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
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*John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
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*John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
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*[[John of Vilna]] ([[April 14]]), Russian
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*John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
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*[[John the New of Ioannina|John of Ioannina]], New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
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*John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
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*John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
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*John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
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*John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]
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*[[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
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*John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see [[Mitrophan Yang|Metrophanes Chi Sung]] ([[June 11]]);
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*John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
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*John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, ([[December 12]]), also known as Ioachim;
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*[[John V of Constantinople|John Θ']], Patriarch of Constantinople ([[July 18]]);
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*John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
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*John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
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*John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
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*John ([[July 21]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
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*John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
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*John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
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*John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
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*John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
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*[[John V of Constantinople|John, Patriarch of Constantinople]] ([[August 18]]);
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*John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
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*John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
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*John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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*[[John IV of Constantinople|John the Faster]], Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
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*[[John of Rostov]] / [[John the Hairy]] ([[September 3]])
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*[[John of Alexandria]], [[September 4]]
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*[[John of Novgorod and Wonderworker|John of Novgorod]], [[September 7]] + 1185
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*[[John (Moslovsky)]], [[September 7]] + 1921
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*[[John of Crete]], a new-martyr ([[September 15]]) + 1811
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*Abundius, Abundantius, Marcian and John, [[September 16]] + c.303
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*John the Confessor of Egypt ([[September 20]]), beheaded in Palestine, and with him 40 martyrs
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*John the God-bearer, Gr. Θεοφόρος ([[September 20]])
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*John the Virgin Martyr ([[September 22]])
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*John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
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*[[John of Rila]] the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
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*[[John the Merciful]] ([[November 12]])
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*John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
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*[[John of Kolonias|John]], Bishop of Kolonias ([[December 3]]);
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*[[John of Polybotum|John]], Bishop of Polybotum ([[December 4]]);
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*[[John the Faster]] ([[December 7]]);
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*[[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]]), Russian
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*John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
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*John of Athens, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
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*John the Virgin Martyr, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου) and [[January 14]])
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*John the Kilikianos, Gr. ο Κιλικιανός (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
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*John the Sabbaitis, Gr. ο Σαββαΐτης (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
  
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''John'' may also refer to any of the following Scriptural books:
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*The '''[[Gospel of John]]'''
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*[[I John]]
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*[[II John]]
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*[[III John]]
  
*St. John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
 
*St. [[John of Rila]] the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
 
*St. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
 
*St. John the Egyptian ([[September 20]])
 
*St. John the God-bearer ([[September 20]])
 
*St. '''[[John Chrysostom]]''' ([[November 13]]), Archbishop of Constantinople, also known as '''John of Antioch'''
 
:[[September 14]]
 
:[[January 27]] - Relics.
 
:[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
 
  
*St. [[John of Vilna]]
 
*St. [[John the Merciful]] ([[November 12]])
 
*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
 
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===January===
 
*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
 
::[[February 24]] - First and Second discoveries of the head.
 
::[[May 25]] - [[Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner]]
 
::[[June 24]] - The Birth of St. John.
 
::[[July 23]] - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
 
::[[August 29]] - The Beheading of St. John, Gr. Απότομη Τιμ. Κεφαλής.
 
::[[September 23]] - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.
 
::[[October 12]] - (Russian), transfer of hand to Gatchina
 
*St. John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
 
*St. John ([[January 26]]);
 
*St. John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
 
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===February===
 
*St. John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
 
*St. John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
 
*St. John (A) ([[February 6]]);
 
*St. John (B) ([[February 6]]);
 
*St. John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
 
*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
 
*St. John ([[February 23]]);
 
*St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
 
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===March===
 
*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
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===April===
 
*St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
 
*St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
 
*St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
 
*St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
 
*St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
 
*St. John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
 
*St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
 
*St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]])
 
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===May===
 
*'''[[Apostle John]]''' ([[May 8]]), also known as St. '''John the Theologian''':
 
:[[February 15]] - Synaxis.
 
:[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
 
:[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
 
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===June===
 
*St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
 
*St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
 
*St. John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, ([[December 12]]), also known as Ioachim;
 
*St. John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[July 18]]), see also St. Stephanos.
 
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===July===
 
*St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
 
*St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
 
*St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
 
*St. John ([[July 21]]);
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
 
*St. John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
 
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===August===
 
*St. John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
 
*St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
 
*St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
 
*St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 18]]);
 
*St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
 
*St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
 
*St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
 
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===September===
 
*St. [[John the Hairy]] ([[September 3]])
 
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===October===
 
 
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===November====
 
 
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===December===
 
*St. John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
 
*St. John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, ([[December 3]]);
 
*St. '''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
 
*St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
 
*St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
 
*St. [[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]]), Russian
 
*St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
 
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===Uncommon===
 
Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):
 
*St. [[John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
 
*St. John De Montfort, no commemoration.
 
 
==Notes==
 
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Latest revision as of 14:00, February 12, 2012

John may refer to any of the following saints:

John may also refer to any of the following Scriptural books:


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