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What does Jonathon mean?

Jonathon Pronunciation of Jonathon [jonathon] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Jonathon is "gift of God". Jonathon is an alternate form of Jonathan (Hebrew): related to Nathan.

Associated with: gift.


Jonathon has 2 variants: Johnathan and Johnathon.

Creative forms:
(male) Janathon, Jernathon, ..

(female) Jonajo, Jonathoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jonathon Syrus (J.S.), ..

How popular is Jonathon?

Jonathon is a very prominent first name for males (#369 out of 1220, Top 30%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jonathon was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #124 in the U.S. in 1990, and is presently at #880. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jonathan (#48 a year ago), Johnathan (#309) and Johnathon (#1128) are the prominent variation forms of Jonathon (#880 a year ago). These forms of Jonathon were popular as birth names 4 decades ago (usage of 1.51%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.48%, down 68.1%), with forms such as Johnathon becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Antwon, Bollton (see Bolton), Boynton, Collton, Colston, Colton, Conlon, Cotton, Donahoe, Donatien, Donato, Donavon, Dottson, Dunston, Eaton, Eatton, Gorton, Horton, Jacson, Jadon, Jaedon, Jaison, Jakson, Jalon, Janson, Jantzen, Jason, Javon, Jaxson, Jaylon, Jayson, Jayvon, Jenaro, Jentian, Jeston, Joachim, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johnn, Johnston, Johon, Jolyon, Jomahl, Jona, Jonah, Jonasco, Joncarlo, Jonn, Jonson, Jonte, Jontell (see Jonte), Jontez, Jovan, Jovann, Jovon, Langton, London, Machon, Mannton (see Manton), Mcmahon, Monahan, Monkton, Morton, Nathon, Platon, Ponthos, Ronson, Rosston, Royston, Seaton, Tanton, Watson, Winton and Wynton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jonathon.

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