Why John Rocks?

What secrets hide behind “John” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!

is for jolly, the fun side!
is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.
is for hope, the encouragement you give.
is for neatness, your orderly way.

The name “John” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.

Your name in reverse order is “Nhoj.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Jnoh.’ How do you pronounce that?

Secret Meaning of John

Secret Meaning of John The true meaning of ‘John’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. John is a name that infers you are compromising, passive, and more likely to follow than to lead type of person. You prefer to be in the background rather than up front and center. You are sensitive, tactful, diplomatic, and a team player. You can easily understand the emotions and thoughts of other people.

Heart Desire of John Your heart’s desire is to help and care for those you love. You treasure family values and traditions. You are willing to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others. Giving advice is a natural ability for you. You are somewhat hesitant to show your artistic talents. People appreciate the love you give to them.

Personality of John When people hear the name John, they perceive you as someone who is stimulating, idea generator, talkative, and charismatic. You can attract, influence, and inspire people. You are often seen wearing functional clothing that can work for day and night events. You radiate a potential for success that attracts others to your cause.

Wacky John You are all about justice - fairness and balance in everything. Being an exceptional friend to someone makes you happy and comfortable. Most often than not, you prefer to lead than to follow.

Your most likely vocation: doctor, pharmacist, electronic engineer, teacher, banker, musician, artist, designer, consultant, nurse, book-keeper, secretary.

Lucky colors: All greens, white, and shades of white such as cream

Lucky gem(s): Pearl, jade, cat’s-eye, moonstone

Lucky day(s): Monday

Lucky botanicals: Cabbage, chicory, lettuce, plantain, melon, turnips, cucumber

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Is The Name John Popular?

Popularity of John in the U.S. “John” is the second most popular baby boy’s name in Oregon as reported in the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 267 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1926. A total of 56,504 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2017, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1947 with a total of 88,318 babies. That’s a lot of baby Johns.

Since 1880 up to 2017, the name “John” was recorded 5,137,142 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Johns to occupy the country of Oman with an estimated population of 5,001,875.

The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 9,701 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #1 nationwide and was registered 9,655 times as a baby boy’s name. John became a popular boy’s name in the state of Alaska in the year 1910. It ranked #1 with 8 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1947 in the state of New York with 9,635 baby boys.

This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Alaska for 108 years from 1910 to 2017 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the states of Oklahoma, Tennessee, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Massachusetts, Michigan, Connecticut, Minnesota, Georgia, Utah, Rhode Island, Alabama, Iowa, New Jersey, Indiana, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, Vermont, Nevada, Virginia, South Carolina, Hawaii, California, North Dakota, West Virginia, Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Florida, Oregon, New Mexico, North Carolina, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Texas, Ohio, Washington, South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Kentucky, Kansas, Colorado, Arizona for 108 years (may not be consecutive).

For the past four decades (1978 to 2017), the name “John” was recorded 879,422 times in the SSA database.

What’s Next?

Proud of the name John Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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