France: 1 March, America: 26 April, Sweden: 22 December, Germany: 29 December
YHWH has given
Jon, Jon Jon, Jonny, Johnny, Jona, Jay, Jake
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Jonathan (in Hebrew: יְהוֹנָתָן/יוֹנָתָן, Standard Yonatan / Yəhonatan Tiberian Yônāṯān / Yəhônāṯān) is a common masculine given name meaning "YHWH has given" in Hebrew. The first known Jonathan was a son of King Saul in the Hebrew Bible, a close friend of David.
Variants of Jonathan include Johnatan, Jonathon, Johnathan, Jonothon, Jonothan, Johnathon and Johnthan. Biblical variants include Yehonathan, Y'honathan, Yhonathan, Yonathan, Yonatan, Yonaton, Yonoson, Yeonoson or Yehonasan. In Israel, "Yoni" is a common nickname for Yonatan (Jonathan) in the same way Jonny is for Jonathan in English.
The name was the 31st most popular boys' name in the United States in 2011, according to the Social Security Administration.
Nicknames include John, Jon, Jonny, Johnny, Jona, and Jay. In the past, Jo and Jonty were common diminutives of Jonathan in the United Kingdom but this is much rarer now.
John is commonly mistaken as a short form for Jonathan. Names with similar meanings include Theodore in Greek and Bogdan/Bozhidar in Slavonic.
List of alternatives:
Jonatan, Jonathan, Yónatan, Yonatán, Yonatan (Spanish),
Jónatas or Jônatas, Jonatã or Jonatão, Jonathan (Portuguese),
Jonatan, Jonathan (Swedish),
Jonatan, Jonathan (Icelandic),
Gionatan, Gionata, Jonathan (Italian),
Jonathan, Jonatan (Dutch),
Jonathan, Jonatan (German),
Jonatan, Jonathan (Polish),
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