106 John names that mean john for boys, listing John baby names 1-20. Aubrey, Augustus, Christian, Denver and Don are popular names. Alun, Baptist, Bartlet, Battista, Booth, Cabot, Calhoun, Chan, Chancellor, Cotton, Dajon, Darion, Darrien, Dryden and Duke are uncommon names. View John baby names for name meanings, search John names for girls, or search other baby names.
Alun ... Alun became popular after it was used as a bardic name by John Blackwell (19th century).
Aubrey ... biographer John Aubrey. 
Augustus ... painter Augustus John ... 
Baptist ... The Christian prophet John the Baptist baptized Jesus with water in the River Jordan ... 
Bartlet ... Well known to literary types who rely on "Familiar Quotations" by John Bartlett ... 
Battista ... Related to John the Baptist ... 
Booth ... Made famous in America by Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth ... 
Cabot ... John Cabot (15th century) was an Italian-born English explorer and navigator ... 
Calhoun ... Place name. John Calhoun was a 19th-century American statesman ... 
Chan ... Nickname for John ... 
Chancellor ... Broadcaster John Chancellor. 
Christian ... possibly due to the success of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684) ... 
Cotton ... early American clergyman John Cotton ... 
Dajon Blend of David with John.
Darion ... John Keats described the moment of discovery when explorers stood "silent, upon a peak in Darien". 
Darrien ... John Keat's famous sonnet "On First Looking into Chapman's Cortez" ends by comparing the poet's wonder to that of Cortez ... 
Denver ... singer John Denver.
Don ... Use of the Welsh Gaelic surname Donne as a given name may be in honor of John Donne ... 
Dryden ... Place name. Poet John Dryden.
Duke ... Duke has Western associations because it was the nickname of actor John Wayne ...
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