Jon - boys name

Jon name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 65%

Jon name meaning:

The name Jon is a variant of the name John, stemming from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious." It is a popular name in many different cultures and holds significant historical and biblical references. Jon is often considered a shorter form or nickname for Jonathan, which means "gift of God."

The name Jon carries a sense of strength and reliability. People with this name are often perceived as trustworthy, loyal, and dependable. They tend to demonstrate a strong sense of self and are often admired for their integrity and honesty. Individuals named Jon are often natural leaders and have a deep desire for justice and fairness.

The name Jon has been popularized by numerous influential figures throughout history, including Jon Bon Jovi, Jon Stewart, and Jon Hamm. People with this name often embody their own unique traits and characteristics, but the overall meaning of the name Jon suggests a person who is gracious, steadfast, and blessed.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of John. God gave.


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Overall UK ranking: 1688 out of 4789

14 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Jon

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