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.
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.
† 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.