John (disambiguation)

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(New page: 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." As the name of [[...)
 
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*[[Apostle John]]
 
*[[Apostle John]]
*St. [[John Chrysostom]]
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*St. [[John Chrysostom]], Archbishop of Constantinople ([[November 13]] and [[September 14]] and [[January 30]])
*St. [[John Climacus]]
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*St. [[John Climacus]] ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
*St. [[John Scholasticus]]
 
*St. [[John Scholasticus]]
 
*St. [[John of Damascus]]
 
*St. [[John of Damascus]]
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*St. [[John the Silent]]
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
  
 
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Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):
 
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*St. [[John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
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*St. [[John the Chinese]] ([[June 11]]), see the Bio of St. Mitrof Tsi
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*St. John De Montfort, no commemoration.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:44, April 6, 2008

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." As the name of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, it is one of the most common Christian given names.

There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:

Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):

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