Jonathon

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jonathon

"Jonathon" 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, a variant spelling of Jonathan.

Notable Persons Named Jonathon

Jon Bellion is a hip hop music, indie rock, rhythm, and blues musician. He has been prominent since 2011. Jon was given the name Jonathon Bellion on December 26th, 1990 in Long Island. Jon is also known as Bellion and Jonathan.

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Jonathon Luther "Casey" Jones was a locomotive engineer and railroad worker. His career lasted from 1878 to 1900. Jonathon was given the name Jonathon Luther Jones in 1863 in Missouri. Jonathon is also known as John"/"Casey" Jones. He passed away on April 30th, 1900.

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Jonathon Simmons is a basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs, Sugar Land Legends, Austin Toros/Spurs, and →Austin Spurs in the National Basketball Association. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Jonathon was born on September 14th, 1989 in Houston.

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Jonathon Morris is an actor, presenter, and actor/presenter. His career lasted from 1980 to 2002. Jonathon was born on July 20th, 1960 in Urmston.

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Jonathon Young is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Jonathon was born on May 8th, 1973 in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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Jonathon Jennings is a football player for the BC Lions. Jonathon was born on July 21st, 1992 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1915 6 0 6
1916 5 0 5
1917 8 0 8
1919 7 0 7
1921 6 0 6
1922 6 0 6
1923 6 0 6
1924 6 0 6
1926 8 0 8
1927 8 0 8
1928 7 0 7
1929 10 0 10
1930 10 0 10
1936 6 0 6
1937 5 0 5
1938 13 0 13
1939 14 0 14
1940 8 0 8
1941 9 0 9
1942 20 0 20
1943 19 0 19
1944 28 0 28
1945 33 0 33
1946 54 0 54
1947 55 0 55
1948 57 0 57
1949 61 0 61
1950 86 0 86
1951 85 0 85
1952 90 0 90
1953 115 0 115
1954 132 0 132
1955 152 0 152
1956 164 0 164
1957 170 0 170
1958 141 0 141
1959 123 0 123
1960 161 0 161
1961 170 0 170
1962 217 0 217
1963 239 0 239
1964 235 0 235
1965 239 0 239
1966 245 0 245
1967 287 0 287
1968 330 0 330
1969 408 0 408
1970 525 0 525
1971 575 0 575
1972 558 0 558
1973 666 0 666
1974 629 0 629
1975 743 5 738
1976 776 0 776
1977 839 0 839
1978 883 7 876
1979 1,024 5 1,019
1980 1,436 5 1,431
1981 1,648 6 1,642
1982 1,844 14 1,830
1983 1,706 13 1,693
1984 1,893 21 1,872
1985 2,048 16 2,032
1986 2,128 21 2,107
1987 2,132 16 2,116
1988 2,348 17 2,331
1989 2,534 6 2,528
1990 2,679 12 2,667
1991 2,610 9 2,601
1992 2,478 7 2,471
1993 2,323 7 2,316
1994 2,204 6 2,198
1995 1,977 5 1,972
1996 1,980 8 1,972
1997 1,850 5 1,845
1998 1,737 0 1,737
1999 1,647 0 1,647
2000 1,503 6 1,497
2001 1,325 0 1,325
2002 1,161 0 1,161
2003 1,069 0 1,069
2004 930 7 923
2005 920 0 920
2006 798 0 798
2007 712 0 712
2008 613 0 613
2009 540 0 540
2010 485 0 485
2011 394 0 394
2012 364 0 364
2013 286 0 286
2014 267 0 267
2015 252 0 252
2016 202 0 202

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Popularity of Jonathon as a first name

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Common last names for Jonathon

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  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Thomas

Fun Facts about the name Jonathon

  • How Popular is the name Jonathon? Jonathon is the 845th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jonathon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 64,510 babies born with the first name Jonathon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jonathon to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jonathon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jonathon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jonathon is Tuesday, April 22nd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Jonathon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jonathon was in 1990 with a total of 2,667 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jonathon!
  • Random Jonathon Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jonathon ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 120 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Jonathon: Your name in reverse order is Nohtanoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nthjanoo. 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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