Jon name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, Scandinavian, German, Low German, Nordic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Faroese and Greenlandic
Pronunciation: jon
Meaning: Gift of God, God has Given, Abbreviation of Jonathan, Variant of John and God is Merciful
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What does Jon mean?

Originated from Hebrew, Popular and Enduring Jon is used particulary in German, Norwegian, Faroese, Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Low German, Nordic, Danish and English, a gender insensitive name, Jon means "Gift of God, God has Given, Abbreviation of Jonathan, Variant of John or God is Merciful".

Jon is a version of biblical and well-known Jona. Jona is a variation of perennial, admired and biblical Jonas. Also Jona is form of commonly accepted and biblical John. Jona is also form of biblical and prominent Jonah.

Jona is also version of predominant, biblical and immutable Johanna. Jona is also form of Its Variants. Jona is also variant form of biblical and persistent Jonathan. Jona is feminine of Jon.

Jona's meaning is Dove, Who has Red Cheeks and Yahweh is Gracious is originated from Hebrew and Arabic. Jon is variation of biblical, famed and imperishable John. John is shortened form of Johannes.

John is equivalent of Johannes in German and English languages. John's meaning is Gift of God and God has Been Gracious: has Shown Favor In the Bible John the Baptist Baptized Christ In the Jordan is of Hebrew origin.

Jon is variation of Ión. Ión is form of Ióhan in Old Norse language. Jon is a variant form of evergreen and frequently used Jonas. Jonas is form of biblical and famed Johannes.

Jonas is Lithuanian cognate of John. Also Jonas is German, Scandinavian and Greek form of Jonah. Jonas is also Greek and Latin form of The Hebrew Name יוֹנָה. Jonas is also form of Jöns in Latin language.

Meaning of Jonas is A Gift from God and Destroyer has its origin in Hebrew.

How do I pronounce Jon?

One syllabled Jon is pronounced as jon.

Variants of Jon

Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Jone, John, Jona, Ión, Jonas, Johannes, Dejohn, Gianni, Jackie, Yanis, Aaronjohn, John Paul, Jonah, Johanna, Jonathan, Jonette, Ióhan, Yonah, Jöns, Johnas, Jonny, Jonna, Johnny, Jonanthony

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How popular is the name Jon?

Jon was a popular name in United States. Over 167452 babies have been named Jon since 1898. At the peak of its usage in 1968, the moniker grabbed the 65th spot and 4910 baby boys were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 180 years but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names 15 times A common name in England and Wales with over 1316 new-borns have been given the name since 1996.

When at its peak in 1996, 124 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 239th position.

Jon is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1984 and was able to reach the top 2000 names.

In 1984, it ranked 1046th when 29 boys were named Jon. There are over 510 babies that have been given the name Jon in France. But Jon is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Spain, Indonesia, Norway, Canada, Australia, Philippines, India, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sweden.

At least, 570000 people globally have been given the name as per our findings.

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Numerological analysis of Jon

People admire your endless hope that things will get better in the world and your courage to do what others avoid to do. You would be perfect in the film industry, music industry, writing columns for an influential paper or website or work in a shelter for homeless people or animals. You believe in yourself because it's the secret to achieving your aspirations and realize your life goals. You neglect your own issues and helping other is more important to you.

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Middle names for Jon

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Famous people named Jon

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