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St. John Genealogy & History

St. John is conceivably the most famous family or given name in Christianity. It stems from the Hebrew name Jochanan, which means Jehovah is gracious. St. John family history indicates that there are over 1400 variant spellings of the name, including John, Johns, Jon, Jone, Johnes, Johnys, Joan, Joanes, and Jones. Very popular after the Crusades, one of the earliest recorded instances was Thomas John in the Hundred Rolls of Buckinghamshire in 1279. John Jone settled in Maryland in 1659. St. John genealogy includes American actress Jill St. John, American astronomer Charles Edward St. John, and quintessential comical cowboy sidekick Al St. John.


Most Common Surnames After St. John

1824th: Lovett1825th: Gruber
1826th: Rapp1827th: Corey
1828th: Power1829th: Hummel
1830th: McDonnell1831st: Prater
1832nd: Ennis1833rd: Hightower

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