Johnathan

First Name
92k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Johnathan

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

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  1. A male given name, an uncommon variant spelling of Jonathan, confusing that name with John.

Notable Persons Named Johnathan

Johnathan Thurston is a rugby player.

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Johnathan Gray is a football player. Johnathan was born on April 22nd, 1993 in Aledo, Texas.

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Johnathan is a soccer player for the Central Sport Club, Goiás Esporte Clube, AC Arles-Avignon, Goianésia Esporte Clube, Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano, Daegu FC, and Sport Club do Recife. Johnathan was born on March 29th, 1990 in Fernandópolis. Johnathan is also known as Johnathan.

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Johnathan Hankins is a football player for the New York Giants. He has been prominent since 2013. Johnathan was born on March 29th, 1992 in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.

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Johnathan Joseph is a football player. His ongoing career started in 2006. Johnathan was born on April 16th, 1984 in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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Johnathan Franklin is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to 2013. Johnathan was born on October 23rd, 1989 in Los Angeles.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Johnathan

Johnathan is a soccer player for the Central Sport Club, Goiás Esporte Clube, AC Arles-Avignon, Goianésia Esporte Clube, Clube Recreativo e Atlético Catalano, Daegu FC, and Sport Club do Recife. Johnathan was born on March 29th, 1990 in Fernandópolis. Johnathan is also known as Johnathan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 0 5
1886 6 0 6
1914 5 0 5
1915 6 0 6
1916 14 0 14
1917 10 0 10
1918 7 0 7
1919 9 0 9
1920 7 0 7
1921 10 0 10
1922 9 0 9
1923 10 0 10
1924 7 0 7
1925 15 0 15
1926 9 0 9
1927 5 0 5
1928 7 0 7
1929 14 0 14
1930 10 0 10
1931 8 0 8
1932 6 0 6
1933 15 0 15
1934 6 0 6
1935 8 0 8
1936 7 0 7
1937 11 0 11
1938 12 0 12
1939 14 0 14
1940 11 0 11
1941 6 0 6
1942 13 0 13
1943 20 0 20
1944 20 0 20
1945 18 0 18
1946 19 0 19
1947 25 0 25
1948 37 0 37
1949 47 0 47
1950 39 0 39
1951 38 0 38
1952 54 0 54
1953 78 0 78
1954 79 0 79
1955 95 0 95
1956 107 0 107
1957 88 0 88
1958 107 0 107
1959 109 0 109
1960 143 0 143
1961 134 0 134
1962 231 0 231
1963 212 0 212
1964 223 0 223
1965 209 0 209
1966 259 0 259
1967 267 0 267
1968 361 0 361
1969 403 6 397
1970 502 0 502
1971 583 5 578
1972 655 0 655
1973 749 7 742
1974 677 7 670
1975 803 6 797
1976 882 8 874
1977 939 7 932
1978 962 17 945
1979 1,147 7 1,140
1980 1,415 10 1,405
1981 1,726 15 1,711
1982 1,855 18 1,837
1983 1,948 23 1,925
1984 2,113 16 2,097
1985 2,408 15 2,393
1986 2,436 20 2,416
1987 2,500 22 2,478
1988 2,686 13 2,673
1989 2,974 12 2,962
1990 3,254 8 3,246
1991 3,126 7 3,119
1992 2,896 0 2,896
1993 2,730 11 2,719
1994 2,624 13 2,611
1995 2,453 8 2,445
1996 2,569 6 2,563
1997 2,559 10 2,549
1998 2,591 0 2,591
1999 2,526 7 2,519
2000 2,468 0 2,468
2001 2,313 7 2,306
2002 2,267 5 2,262
2003 2,192 0 2,192
2004 2,189 12 2,177
2005 2,252 10 2,242
2006 2,303 0 2,303
2007 2,153 6 2,147
2008 1,963 5 1,958
2009 1,837 0 1,837
2010 1,647 0 1,647
2011 1,494 0 1,494
2012 1,402 0 1,402
2013 1,245 0 1,245
2014 1,182 0 1,182
2015 1,153 0 1,153
2016 1,017 0 1,017

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Popularity of Johnathan as a first name

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Common last names for Johnathan

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Nelson

Fun Facts about the name Johnathan

  • How Popular is the name Johnathan? Johnathan is the 675th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Johnathan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,069 babies born with the first name Johnathan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Johnathan to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Johnathan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Johnathan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Johnathan is Friday, December 29th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Johnathan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Johnathan was in 1990 with a total of 3,246 babies. That's a lot of babies named Johnathan!
  • Random Johnathan Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Johnathan ranks 74th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 91 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Johnathan: Your name in reverse order is Nahtanhoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htojanhna. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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