John as a First Name

How Common is the First Name John?

We estimate that there are 2,824,490 people named John who are currently alive and were born in the United States. John is the 3rd most common for men, and the 3rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named John?

The average person named John is 53.29 years old.

Is John a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

7,755 people named John were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 26th most popular name for boys, and the 37th most popular overall.

John was the most popular name for baby boys from 1880–1923.

Is John a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

John is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named John are male.

Popularity of John in England

In 2020, John was the 150th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.