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Popularity
90k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Johnathan

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God has Given
  • #672 All Time
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816k Jonathan (Hebrew)
64k Jonathon (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Johnathan" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1881505
1886606
1914505
1915606
191614014
191710010
1918707
1919909
1920707
192110010
1922909
192310010
1924707
192515015
1926909
1927505
1928707
192914014
193010010
1931808
1932606
193315015
1934606
1935808
1936707
193711011
193812012
193914014
194011011
1941606
194213013
194320020
194420020
194518018
194619019
194725025
194837037
194948048
195038038
195138038
195254054
195378078
195479079
195595095
19561070107
195788088
19581060106
19591090109
19601430143
19611340134
19622310231
19632120212
19642230223
19652090209
19662590259
19672670267
19683620362
19694046398
19705030503
19715835578
19726560656
19737477740
19746777670
19758046798
19768838875
19779397932
197896217945
19791,14771,140
19801,416101,406
19811,725151,710
19821,854181,836
19831,948231,925
19842,112162,096
19852,408152,393
19862,437202,417
19872,500222,478
19882,686132,673
19892,974122,962
19903,25483,246
19913,12673,119
19922,89502,895
19932,730112,719
19942,624132,611
19952,45382,445
19962,56962,563
19972,557102,547
19982,59102,591
19992,52672,519
20002,46802,468
20012,31172,304
20022,26752,262
20032,19202,192
20042,187122,175
20052,251102,241
20062,30202,302
20072,15362,147
20081,96251,957
20091,83301,833
20101,64601,646
20111,48901,489
20121,39901,399
20131,24301,243
20141,17301,173

Want to know about the populiarty of Johnathan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,867 babies born with the name Johnathan in the United States. That's more than enough Johnathans to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Johnathan" was in 1990 with a total of 3,246 babies. (That's a lot of baby Johnathans)

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Johnathan" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 52 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 2,500 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Johnathan" mean?

Johnathan (Hebrew): God has Given

The name "Johnathan" is of Hebrew origin and it means "God has Given". It's a name commonly given to boys.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nahtanhoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Toannhhja". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Johnathan popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Johnathan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Johnathan born Mar 31, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Johnathan

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