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Jon Meaning


What does Jon mean?

The name Jon is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Jon is "G-d has given, G-d gives".

Jon is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jon.

The Given Name Jon

Jon is a diminutive of Jonathan. See Jonathan for further details.

Jon is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

This 1 syllable name has majesty and a positive vibe.

Jon remains a favorite due to its fearless and classic nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jon Bernthal, Jon Bon Jovi, and Jon Cryer.

Jon Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 754 in baby name popularity for boys with 311 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 742 in baby name popularity for boys with 319 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Jon sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jon Name Popularity Page.

Jon Related Names

Jon is a diminutive of Jonathan.

Famous Jons

  • Jon Bernthal ~ Actor
  • Jon Bon Jovi ~ Rock Musician
  • Jon Cryer ~ Actor
  • Jon Hamm ~ Actor
  • Jon Lovitz ~ Actor
  • Jon Magnusson ~ Icelandic Prime Minister (1917-1922; 1924-1926)
  • Jon Ogmundsson ~ Saint
  • Jon Pertwee ~ Actor
  • Jon Snow ~ A Game of Thrones character
  • Jon Stewart ~ Actor
  • Jon Thorlaksson ~ Icelandic Prime Minister (1926-1927)
  • Jon Voight ~ Actor

Jon Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Jon.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Jon Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jon in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jon.

Just for fun, see the name Jon in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jon in Nautical Flags page.