Gender: Male
Total Babies With Name: 4,701,991
Highest Rank: 1
Number of Years at Highest Rank: 9
Years at Highest Rank: 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923

Another name from the Bible, John means “Jehovah has been gracious” in Hebrew. Many saints and 23 popes bear the name. In 2014, John was the 26th most popular baby name in the U.S., and has become increasingly uncommon since its peak in the 1880s when it ranked No. 1 among baby boys.

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