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Meaning and name origin

Jon \jon\ as a boy's name is pronounced jahn. It is of English origin. Variant of John or short form of Jonathan. Jon is also used in the French fashion, hyphenated with another name. See also Jean.


Jon has 10 variant forms: Joncarlo, Joncorey, Jondavid, Jonluke, Jonn, Jonnie, Jonny, Jontae, Jonte and Jonpaul.

There is 1 feminine form of Jon: Johnna.


Jon is a very popular first name for males (#157 out of 1220, Top 13%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jon for boys. Jon reached its highest rank of #86 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jon name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Jonathan (#44), Jon (#675), Jonnie and Jean. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jean, John, Jon, Jonathan, Jonnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jon is also pronounced similarly to Jan, Jian, Johnn and June. Other suggested similar baby names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jano, Jem, Jeno, Jim, Jino, Jo, Job, Joe, Johan, Johon, Jona, Jonah, Jorn, Juan, Lon, Ron, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jon.