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Jon

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1898 5 0 5
1909 5 0 5
1910 6 0 6
1911 9 0 9
1912 8 0 8
1913 11 0 11
1914 17 0 17
1915 31 0 31
1916 20 0 20
1917 25 0 25
1918 30 0 30
1919 34 0 34
1920 50 0 50
1921 41 0 41
1922 58 0 58
1923 46 0 46
1924 61 6 55
1925 61 11 50
1926 61 6 55
1927 65 0 65
1928 67 0 67
1929 53 0 53
1930 93 7 86
1931 84 0 84
1932 165 0 165
1933 326 10 316
1934 476 5 471
1935 546 9 537
1936 823 8 815
1937 1,037 7 1,030
1938 1,420 12 1,408
1939 1,466 16 1,450
1940 1,559 13 1,546
1941 1,568 24 1,544
1942 1,791 28 1,763
1943 1,774 22 1,752
1944 1,847 34 1,813
1945 2,063 20 2,043
1946 2,199 30 2,169
1947 2,335 27 2,308
1948 2,238 25 2,213
1949 1,900 15 1,885
1950 1,963 18 1,945
1951 1,971 10 1,961
1952 2,166 21 2,145
1953 2,730 18 2,712
1954 3,177 22 3,155
1955 3,074 21 3,053
1956 3,095 19 3,076
1957 3,482 12 3,470
1958 3,474 37 3,437
1959 3,997 27 3,970
1960 4,429 26 4,403 #97 boy name
1961 4,630 26 4,604 #93 boy name
1962 4,809 22 4,787 #84 boy name
1963 4,780 26 4,754 #84 boy name
1964 4,939 30 4,909 #79 boy name
1965 4,632 32 4,600 #79 boy name
1966 4,274 34 4,240 #76 boy name
1967 4,197 34 4,163 #71 boy name
1968 4,238 27 4,211 #65 boy name
1969 4,249 31 4,218 #67 boy name
1970 4,401 23 4,378 #68 boy name
1971 3,733 18 3,715 #78 boy name
1972 3,246 24 3,222 #89 boy name
1973 2,820 18 2,802 #94 boy name
1974 2,769 21 2,748 #94 boy name
1975 2,541 23 2,518
1976 2,346 20 2,326
1977 2,304 16 2,288
1978 2,437 25 2,412
1979 2,318 17 2,301
1980 2,192 12 2,180
1981 2,077 21 2,056
1982 2,038 19 2,019
1983 1,843 21 1,822
1984 1,867 20 1,847
1985 1,819 17 1,802
1986 1,523 16 1,507
1987 1,526 10 1,516
1988 1,459 12 1,447
1989 1,514 6 1,508
1990 1,432 10 1,422
1991 1,305 0 1,305
1992 1,200 5 1,195
1993 1,131 0 1,131
1994 1,032 0 1,032
1995 1,018 7 1,011
1996 838 0 838
1997 840 11 829
1998 833 6 827
1999 770 0 770
2000 764 12 752
2001 736 7 729
2002 722 0 722
2003 692 0 692
2004 635 0 635
2005 619 0 619
2006 595 0 595
2007 537 0 537
2008 510 0 510
2009 449 5 444
2010 439 0 439
2011 346 0 346
2012 387 0 387
2013 384 0 384
2014 374 0 374
2015 328 0 328

Want to know about the popularity of the Jon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 166,469 babies born with the name Jon in the United States. That's more than enough Jons to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jon" was in 1964 with a total of 4,909 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jons)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jon" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 116 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 1,774 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jon as well as things modernly associated with the name Jon such as celebrities named Jon.

Origin and Meaning of Jon

The name "Jon" is of English origin, and it means "Form of John or diminutive form of Jonathan". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Jon was born in 1962 as Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm is an actor, voice actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Jon was born in 1971 as Jonathan Daniel Hamm in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau is a stand-up comedian, actor, director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Jon was born in 1966 as Jonathan Kolia Favreau in Flushing, Queens, New York, U.S.

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Jon Voight

Jon Voight is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to present. Jon was born in 1938 as Jonathan Vincent Voight in Yonkers, New York, U.S.

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Jon Cryer

Jon Cryer is an actor, screenwriter, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Jon was born in 1965 as Jonathan Niven Cryer in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi is a singer-songwriter, actor, and philanthropist specializing in hard rock, glam metal, country rock, and heavy metal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Jon was born in 1962 as John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, U.S.

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Jon Lester

Jon Lester is a MLB player. Jon was born in 1984 in Tacoma, Washington.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jon

Jon Jones
Jon Snow
Jon Bellion
Jon David Salon
Jon Gosselin

Alternative Meanings

J is for jolly, the fun side!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Noj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Onj". 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.

Past life for Jon born May 6, 2009

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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