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What does Jon mean?

Jon \jon\ as a boys' 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.


Variations

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

Jon has 39 more different forms via Jean, John, Jonathan: Anno, Ean, Eian, Eion, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jack, Jan, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Joao, Jock, Jocko, Johan, Johann, Johnie, Johnn, Johnny, Johon, Jona, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean and Zane.

Jon has 1 feminine form: Johnna.


Popularity

Jon is a very popular first name for men (#157 out of 1220, Top 13%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jon for boys. Jon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #86 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is presently at #675. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Ean (#997 in 2014), Euan, Evan (#58), Ewan, Hans, Iain, Ian (#77), Ivan (#132), Jack (#41), Jan, Jean, Jens, Johan (#579), Johann, John (#26), Johnie, Johnny (#299), Jonathan (#44), Jonnie, Jovan, Juan (#98), Juwan, Sean (#193) and Zane (#224) are the popular alternative forms of Jon (#675 in 2014). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread in 2004 and is somewhat lower today, with forms such as Ean, Jean, Johnny, Jon and Jovan falling out of style. The most trendy boy names in this list are Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Jonathan (#44), Sean (#193) and Zane (#224), with Evan and Jonathan enjoying a rebound in usage. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Jon and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Evan, Hans, Ian, Ivan, Jack, Jan, Jean, Johan, Johann in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of John, Johnie, Johnny, Jon, Jonathan, Jonnie, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain, Ian outside U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sean, Zane outside U.S.


Similar Names

Jon is alike in pronunciation to June. Other recommended similar baby names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jano, Jem, Jeno, Jim, Jino, Jo, Job, Joe, Jonah, Jorn, Lon, Ron, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jon.

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