Jonathon

Pronunciation: jo-hna-htho-hn
Origin: Israel
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Asia

The name Jonathon (or Jonathan) has its origins in ancient Hebrew and is derived from the Hebrew name "Yehonatan" or "Yonatan". It is a boy's name that means "gift of God" or "God has given". The name first appears in the Christian Bible as a son of King Saul. In the Bible, Jonathan was known for his manliness, generosity, and unselfishness, and he saved David's life when Saul wanted to kill him. The name Jonathon has been consistently popular for decades, with various nicknames such as Johnny, Jonny, John, and Jon. Famous people named Jonathon include actors Jonathan Brandis and Jonathan Rhys Meyers, as well as singers Jonathan Davis and singer-songwriter Jonathan Swift. With its powerful religious meaning and rich history, the name Jonathon remains a popular choice for parents looking for a classic name with biblical origins.

Jonathon Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jonathon is currently #370 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Jonathon is currently #370 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jonathon is currently #367 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Jonathon is currently #367 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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