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What does Jon mean?

Meaning of the name JonJohnNathanJackJonathanEvanIanJuanGiovanniIvanSeanZaneShaneJohnathanJohnnyShawnJonasHankJohanGianniJon-PierreJon-Michael

[ 1 syll. jon, jo-n ] The baby boy name Jon is pronounced JHaaN †. Jon's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English and Scandinavian.

Jon is a variant spelling of the English and Hebrew John in the English and Scandinavian languages.

Jon is also a short form of the English, German, and Hebrew Jonathan in the English language.

See also the related forms, the name Jon-Michael and the name Jon-Pierre.

See also the related categories, hebrew and scandinavian.

Jon is an all-time favorite. At present it is still a somewhat popular baby name for boys, though to a lesser extent than it was previously. The name rose in popularity from the 1920s up to the 1960s. At the height of its usage in 1965, 0.243% of baby boys were given the name Jon. It ranked at #78 then. The baby name has since steeply fallen in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #754 with a usage of only 0.016%. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Jon, John was the most popular. It was used 29 times more than Jon in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Jon include Jhon, John, Johne, Johnn, Jonn, Jóhann, Jaeson, Jam, Jan, Jasón, Jaym, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jeen, Jem, Jen, Jenö, Jéan, and Jhan.

† Pronunciation for Jon: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

Details of famous persons named Jon:
Actor Jon Heder, born 26 October 1977, Fort Collins, Colorado.
TV Personality Jon Stewart, born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, 28 November 1962, New York, New York.


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