Gender: Male Pronunciation: SIN-jin Origin of St John: English saint's name

St John Origin and Meaning

The name St John is a boy's name of English origin.

St. JOhn is mainly (but rarely) used by Catholics in England -- there's one in Jane Eyre. This would probably be too cumbersome for most American kids.

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Ichabod2 Says:


Just as the English pronounce Coke as Cook, St. John is pronounced SIN-jin. One of the British characters in Mad Men bears this name.

Mhill46 Says:


Wait...what? SIN-jin? Who on earth would pronounce this SIN-jin?

beachbear Says:


Why is this pronounced "SIN-jin" when it looks like the English spelling of St. John?