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What does Jon mean?

Jon Pronunciation of Jon [jon] as a boys' name is pronounced jahn. It is of English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jon is "God is gracious; gift of God". Variant of John or short form of Jonathan. Jon is also used in the French fashion, hyphenated with another name. See also Jean.

ASSOCIATED WITH gracious, gift

Variations

VARIANTS Joncarlo, Joncorey, Jondavid, Jonluke, Jonn, Jonnie, Jonny, Jontae, Jonte, Jonpaul

OTHER 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, Zane

FEMININE FORM Johnna

CREATIVE FORMS
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MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Jon Ali (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jon?

Jon is a very popular first name for men (#157 out of 1220, Top 13%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#44654 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jon was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #83 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is presently at #737. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Ean (#977 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Eian, Euan, Evan (#67), Ewan (#1284), Gian (#1221), Hans (#1411), Iain, Ian (#76), Ivan (#138), Jack (#40), Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Jens, Joao, Jock, Johan (#553), Johann (#1292), John (#26), Johnie, Johnny (#310), Jonathan (#48), Jonnie, Jonny, Jonpaul, Jonte, Jovan (#1154), Juan (#114), Juwan, Sean (#211) and Zane (#233) are the popular alternative forms of Jon (#737). Adoption of these relations of Jon reached its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (ADOPTION OF 8.6%) and is now significantly less (ADOPTION 2.7%, 69% LESS), with forms such as Sean becoming less in vogue. John has generally been popular among parents, although Johan appears to be becoming a favorite too.



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jon, Ean, Eian, Evan, Ewan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gian, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jan, Jean, Jens, Joao in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jock, Johan, Johann, John, Johnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnny, Jonathan, Jonnie, Jonny, Jonpaul in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jonte, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean, 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 Gene and June. Other recommended names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jo, Job, Joe, Jorn, Lon, Ron, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jon.

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