John (jawn, jon)

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The Name John (when pronounced jawn) in Japanese katakana is ジョン with the romaji jon. We also offer John in hiragana which while not standard may be preferred when a more feminine design is wanted. John in hiragana is じょん.

Translations You Can Trust Look up John in Jeffrey's J/E Dictionary at John. People using this exact same translation are John Abraham (ジョン・エイブラハム), John Goodman (ジョン・グッドマン), Elton John (エルトン・ジョン), Gottfried John (ゴットフリード・ジョン) and Errol John (エロール・ジョン). The popular Japanese site Movie Walker also show celebrities named John that use this translation to Japanese.

Hand-Brushed Art and Japanese Kanji Tattoos
by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase

The name John means 'God's Grace'. Click here to see designs of the Japanese word for God's Grace (shinkei)

God's Grace

Names often have meanings which translate to kanji. The name John means "God's Grace" which in kanji is shinkei written 神恵

If you are only interested in the meaning of the name John then click on the image above for all the available options.

We also offer designs below that have both the pronunciation of John in kana and the meaning in kanji. These beautiful designs translate both aspects (the meaning and pronunciation) of the name to Japanese. Scroll down to see all the available options.

Learn more about the etymology of John at BehindTheName. John's meaning can also be confirmed on page 156 in The Comprehensive Dictionary of English & Hebrew First Names by Alfred J. Kolatch. John's meaning can also be confirmed on page 14 in A Dictionary of First Names (Oxford Paperback Reference) by Hanks, Hardcastle, and Hodges.

Order as a Tattoo Design, Graphic Design or Hand-Brushed Art

Each design may be ordered as a Tattoo Design (Adobe PDF), a Commercial Design (JPG) or as original hand-brushed art. Tattoo Designs and commercial use Graphic Art Designs can be immediately downloaded when your order is placed. Hand-Brushed Art is personally created by Master Takase when your order is placed. The art whether unframed, framed or as a scroll takes two business days to complete and is then mailed.

For Tattoos: We provide you with everything you need for the perfect Japanese tattoo including the line art (also called a stencil) that your tattoo artist must have to correctly ink the design. And you get your design immediately when your order is placed. There is no waiting! So all you need to do is print the design and take it to your favorite tattoo artist. And your tattoo artist does not even need to know Japanese! Getting the perfect Japanese tattoo really is just this easy.

For Graphics: Each design may also be ordered for use as a graphic image in JPG format in the resolutions 72 dpi, 300 dpi and 600 dpi. The lower resolutions are suitable for websites and crafts. The higher resolutions are suitable for print such as marketing material, advertisements and book illustrations. See the Licensing Agreement for usage information.

For Hand-Brushed Art: We are also pleased to offer each design as an original hand-brushed work of art. Each piece is personally created by Master Takase when your order is placed. We offer several unframed and framed options on handmade Japanese paper. And, when the design allows, we also offer the art as a beautiful Japanese Scroll. See the individual design for all the available options.

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