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Jonathan (Given name)

Jonathan is a name for boys. The name is a form of Yehonatan and originates from Hebrew. On our website 17 people with the name Jonathan rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Sometimes people write the name wrong. Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Jonathan is in the top 100 of most popular names on facebook on position 61. Nicknames for Jonathan are Jon, Johnny and John.
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Meaning of Jonathan

The meaning of Jonathan is: "Gift from God".

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17 people with the name Jonathan voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.
Rating:
4.5
Easy to write:3
Easy to remember:4
Pronunciation:5
English pronunciation:4.5
Opinion foreigners:4

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Categories

Jonathan occurs in the following categories:
Boy names that are easy to pronounce in EnglishNames with 8 lettersBoy names beginning with JNames with three syllablesSwedish Names 2010 Top 200

Popularity Jonathan per year

Popularity of Jonathan in the U.S.A.


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7 comments

Jonathan 2012-10-02
Whenever I'm introduced to someone new, they always ask me if I prefer to be called Jonathan or Jon. I tell them to use which ever one they like.
I've come to notice that my most intimate friends begin calling me by Jonathan after having called me Jon for an amount of time. It's also one of those names that, when pronounced, exposes the inflections in the speakers voice - meaning it's easy to detect subliminal attitudes if someone's talking to me and repeats my name.
Jonathan (18 years old) 2012-10-17
Love it
Jonathan (26 years old) 2013-01-30
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Jonathan (26 years old) 2013-05-18
I love my name!
Jonathan (66 years old) 2013-06-10
religious parents gave me the name because it means: gift from god, and I was prayed for before conception.
Jonathan (56 years old) 2013-08-18
John is NOT a diminutive form of Jonathan, nor is Jon. Jon is not a real name. That drives me crazy!
Jonathan (56 years old) 2013-09-28
I was informed in High School that the name Jonathan meant 'Gift From God ' in Hebrew

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