Sinjin is the phonetic spelling of St. John, which has always been a little confusing for me because I’ve always pronounced it as Saint John, pronouncing the saint. The pronounciation could be derived from Norman-French, much like Sinclair comes St. Clair.

Sinjin is both a first name and a surname, apparently originally used to honor John the Apostle. Saint comes from Latin sanctus meaning “holy, consecretaed” while John is a Hebrew name meaning “Yahweh is gracious”.

Origin: Latin, Hebrew


  • Sinjun
  • Sinjon
  • St. John

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