25 Variations Of John

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John: It’s a quintessential boy name, a staple on the popularity charts since, well … forever. It’s been borne by kings, popes, and Presidents; singers, actors, activists.

If you love this name and its solid history, or want to honor a beloved John without actually using the name John, we’ve got 25 international variations of John that might be a better fit.

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  • Evan
  • Ewan
  • Ganix
  • Gianni
  • Giovanni
  • Hans
  • Ian
  • Ivan
  • Janek
  • Jehan
  • Jens
  • Johan
  • Jonas
  • Jovan
  • Juan
  • Keoni
  • Sean
  • Shane
  • Shawn
  • Siôn
  • Vano
  • Vanya
  • Yahya
  • Yannick
  • Zane

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