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.
John refers to the following saints:
- 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
- John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", (January 15);
- John the Martyr (January 22);
- John (January 26);
- John the Unmercenary (January 31), see also St. Cyrus.
- John the New-Martyr (February 3);
- John, Bishop of Irinoupolis (February 4);
- John (A) (February 6);
- John (B) (February 6);
- John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr (February 15);
- St. John III Scholasticus, Patriarch of Constantinople (February 21)
- St. John (February 23);
- St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας (February 26)
- John (Beverley) of England (March 7)
- John Climacus (March 30), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
- John the Silent, Bishop of Colonia (March 30), also known as Hesychastes
- John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr (April 8);
- John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος (April 8);
- John the Virgin-Martyr (April 12);
- John of Vilna (April 14), Russian
- John the Martyr (April 14);
- John of Ioannina, New-Martyr (April 18);
- John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης (April 20);
- John of Serbia (April 26);
- John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής (April 27);
- John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών (April 29)
- John the New of Suceava (June 2 and June 24)
- John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung (June 11);
- John the Soldier of Egypt (June 12);
- John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, (December 12), also known as Ioachim;
- John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople (July 18), see also St. Stephanos.
- John the Russian Fool-for-Christ (July 3);
- John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon (July 18);
- John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) (July 18);
- John (July 21);
- John the Martyr (July 29);
- John the Soldier (July 29)
- John, Bishop of Ephesus (August 3);
- John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New (August 3);
- John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής (August 3);
- John the Martyr (August 9);
- John, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 18);
- John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος (August 25);
- John, Archbishop of Constantinople (August 25);
- John the Martyr (August 26);
- John, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 30)
- John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople (September 2)
- John the Hairy (September 3)
- John of Crete, the New-martyr (September 15)
- John the Confessor of Egypt (September 20), beheaded in Palestine, and with him 40 martyrs
- John the God-bearer, Gr. Θεοφόρος (September 20)
- John the Virgin Martyr (September 22)
- John the Hermit (December 2);
- John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, (December 3);
- John of Damascus (December 4)
- John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου (December 4);
- John the Faster (Russian) (December 7);
- John of Kronstadt (December 20), Russian
- John the ράφτης, New-Martyr (December 20)
- John Climacus (fourth Sunday of Great Lent), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
- John of Athens, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
- John the Virgin Martyr, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου) and January 14)
- John the Kilikianos, Gr. ο Κιλικιανός (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
- John the Sabbaitis, Gr. ο Σαββαΐτης (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
- John De Montfort, no commemoration.
- Gospel of John, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John - books of the biblical New Testament
- OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"