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What does Johnathan mean?

Johnathan Pronunciation of Johnathan [johnathan] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Johnathan means "gift of God". Johnathan is an alternate form of Jonathan (Hebrew): related to Nathan.

Associated with: gift.


Johnathan has 2 variants: Johnathon and Jonathon.

Creative forms:
(male) Janathan, Johnathad, ..

(female) Johnathna, Johnathnia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Johnathan Damoni (J.D.), ..

How popular is Johnathan?

Johnathan is a very popular first name for males (#354 out of 1220, Top 29%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#143847 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Johnathan reached its highest position of #108 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #309 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnathan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johnathan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Johnathan (#309 in recent rankings) are Johnathon (#1128 in recent rankings), Jonathan (#48) and Jonathon (#880). These forms of Johnathan were favored by parents in the 1980s (median #150) and are now significantly less popular (#591, 68%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnathan, Johnathon, Jonathan, Jonathon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jonathan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Carnahan, Cathan, Dathan, Donavan, Jahan, Jentian, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johnn, Johnson, Johnston, Johntay, Johnte, Jonah, Jontae, Jordaan, Jotham, Kernaghan, Lathan, Monahan, Nathan, Powhatan, Shanahan and Yohannan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Johnathan.

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