What does Jonathan mean?
The meaning of Jonathan is "G-d has given, G-d gives".
Jonathan is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Jo-na-than.
The Given Name Jonathan
Jonathan falls into the easy nickname name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Jonathan Coy, and Jonathan de Guzman.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 55 in baby name popularity for boys with 6,503 occurrences. It ranked 14,883 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.
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Jonathan Related Names
Variants of the name Jonathan include Johathan, Johnathan, Johnathen, Johnathon, Johnothan, Jonathen, Jonathon, Yoni.
The names Donathan, Ionatan, Johanan, Jona, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonatan, Jonathena, Jonavon, Jonithan, Jonthan are all forms of Jonathan.
Jonathan has the diminutives (nicknames) Jon, Jonty, Nathan.
- Jonathan ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 27:25, 1 Chr. 27:32, 1 Chr. 2:32, 1 Sam. 13:3, 2 Sam. 15:27, 2 Sam. 21:21, 2 Sam. 23:32, Ezra 10:15, Ezra 8:6, Jer. 37:15, Jer. 40:8, Judg. 18:30, Neh. 12:11, Neh. 12:14)
- Jonathan Coy ~ Actor
- Jonathan de Guzman ~ Soccer Player
- Jonathan Frakes ~ Actor
- Jonathan Harker ~ Dracula character
- Jonathan Hyde ~ Actor
- Jonathan Jackson ~ Actor
- Jonathan LaPaglia ~ Actor
- Jonathan Pryce ~ Actor
- Jonathan Rhys Meyers ~ Actor
- Jonathan Safran Foer ~ Writer
- Jonathan Swift ~ Writer
- Jonathan Taylor Thomas ~ Actor
- Jonathan Winters ~ Actor
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Jonathan Name Fun
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