John

God is gracious
ORIGIN: Hebrew
POPULARITY: 37
This biblical name has been borne by a multitude of saints and at least 23 popes. Kings of Hungary, Portugal, France and Poland and eight Byzantine emperors have been named John, making it a royal name as well. It was the most popular name for boys from 1880 to 1923 and remained in the top 10 until 1972, according to Social Security Administration data. Parents have also opted for less common variants, including Jonathan and Jack.

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