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There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:
 
There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:
  
*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
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*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
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*'''[[Apostle John]]''' ([[May 8]]), also known as St. '''John the Theologian''':
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:[[February 15]] - Synaxis.
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:[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
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:[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
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*St. John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
 
*St. John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
 
*St. [[John of Rila]] the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
 
*St. [[John of Rila]] the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
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:[[January 27]] - Relics.
 
:[[January 27]] - Relics.
 
:[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
 
:[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
*St. '''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
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*St. [[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]])
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*St. [[John of Vilna]]
 
*St. [[John of Vilna]]
*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 the Hairy]] ([[September 3]])
 
 
*St. [[John the Merciful]] ([[November 12]])
 
*St. [[John the Merciful]] ([[November 12]])
 
*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
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===January===
 
===January===
St. John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
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*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
St. John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
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::[[February 24]] - First and Second discoveries of the head.
St. John ([[January 26]]);
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::[[May 25]] - [[Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner]]
St. John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
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::[[June 24]] - The Birth of St. John.
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::[[July 23]] - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
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::[[August 29]] - The Beheading of St. John, Gr. Απότομη Τιμ. Κεφαλής.
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::[[September 23]] - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.
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::[[October 12]] - (Russian), transfer of hand to Gatchina
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*St. John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
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*St. John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
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*St. John ([[January 26]]);
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*St. John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
 
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===February===
 
===February===
St. John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
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*St. John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
St. John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
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*St. John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
St. John (A) ([[February 6]]);
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*St. John (A) ([[February 6]]);
St. John (B) ([[February 6]]);
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*St. John (B) ([[February 6]]);
St. John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
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*St. John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
St. John III, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]]);
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*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
St. John ([[February 23]]);
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*St. John ([[February 23]]);
St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
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*St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
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===March===
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*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
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===April===
 
===April===
St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
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*St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
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*St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
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*St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
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*St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
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*St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
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*St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
St. John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
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*St. John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
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*St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]])
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*St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]])
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===May===
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*'''[[Apostle John]]''' ([[May 8]]), also known as St. '''John the Theologian''':
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:[[February 15]] - Synaxis.
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:[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
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:[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
 
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===June===
 
===June===
St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
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*St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
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*St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
St. John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, ([[December 12]]), also known as Ioachim;
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*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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*St. John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[July 18]]), see also St. Stephanos.  
 
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===July===
 
===July===
St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
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*St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
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*St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
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*St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
St. John ([[July 21]]);
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*St. John ([[July 21]]);
St. John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
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*St. John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
St. John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
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*St. John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
 
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===August===
 
===August===
St. John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
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*St. John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
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*St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
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*St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
St. John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
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*St. John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 18]]);
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*St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 18]]);
St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
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*St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
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*St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
St. John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
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*St. John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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*St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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===September===
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*St. [[John the Hairy]] ([[September 3]])
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===October===
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===November====
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===December===
 
===December===
St. John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
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*St. John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
St. John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, ([[December 3]]);
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*St. John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, ([[December 3]]);
St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
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*St. '''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
St. John of Damascus ([[December 4]]);
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*St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
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*St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
St. John of Kronotandis (Russia), Gr. Κρονοτάνδης ([[December 20]]);
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*St. [[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]]), Russian
St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
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*St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
 
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===Uncommon===
 
===Uncommon===

Revision as of 23:09, 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." [1] 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:


September 14
January 27 - Relics.
January 30 - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs

Contents

January

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

February


March


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)

May

February 15 - Synaxis.
July 10 - Synaxis.
September 26 - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.

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.

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)

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)

September


October


November=


December


Uncommon

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

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"
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