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Meaning of the Name Jonathan

The first name Jonathan is of Hebrew, Biblical, English origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

Hebrew: Gift of God
Biblical: Given of God
English: God Has Given;Derived from the Hebrew Yonatan Which is Derived from Yehanatan (Yahweh Has Given). The Name is Borne in the Bible by the Eldest Son of King Saul and a Close Friend of David. Variatons:
Hebrew: Jehovah Has Given. Jehovah's Gift. Famous Bearer: Anglo-irish Writer Jonathan Swift (-), Author of Gulliver's Travels
Hebrew: The Lord's Gift, Severe, Upright, Unforgiving, Possesses a Keen Sense of Duty

Similar Names

Jehonathan | Johnathan | Johnathon | Jonatan | Jonathon |

Related Names

Elmer  (English)
A Variant of Aylmer. Famous Bearer: Ebenezer and Jonathan Elmer Were Two Famous American Brothers Who Played an Important Role in the American War of Independence
Jarah  (Hebrew)
He Gives Sweetness; Honey. in the Bible Jarah Was a Descendant of Jonathan
Johnathan  (Hebrew)
Jehovah Has Given. in the Bible Jonathan Son of King Saul Was Noted for Manliness; Generosity and Unselfishness. He Saved David's Life When Saul Would Have Killed Him
Johnathon  (Hebrew)
Jehovah Has Given. in the Bible Jonathan Son of King Saul Was Noted for Manliness; Generosity and Unselfishness. He Saved David's Life When Saul Would Have Killed Him
Johnnie  (Hebrew)
Diminutive of Jonathan: Jehovah Has Given. Jehovah's Gift. Famous Bearer: Anglo-irish Writer Jonathan Swift (-), Author of Gulliver's Travels
Johnny  (Hebrew)
Diminutive of Jonathan: Jehovah Has Given. Jehovah's Gift. Famous Bearer: Anglo-irish Writer Jonathan Swift (-), Author of Gulliver's Travels
Johnny  (English)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.'
Jon  (English)
God Has Given; a Short Form of Jonathan. (Jon)
Jon  (French)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan: 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.' Sometimes Used in the French Fashion Hyphenated With a Second Name Like Jon-carlo or Jon-paul
Jon  (English)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.' Sometimes Used in the French Fashion Hyphenated With a Second Name Like Jon-carlo or Jon-paul
Jon  (Hebrew)
Diminutive of Jonathan: Jehovah Has Given. Jehovah's Gift. Gift from God
Jonathon  (Hebrew)
Jehovah Has Given. in the Bible Jonathan Son of King Saul Was Noted for Manliness; Generosity and Unselfishness. He Saved David's Life When Saul Would Have Killed Him
Jonn  (English)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.'
Jonn  (French)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.'
Jonnie  (English)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.'
Jonnie  (French)
Variant of John or Abbreviation of Jonathan 'Jehovah Has Been Gracious; Has Shown Favor.'
Lemmy  (Hebrew)
Diminutive of Lemuel: Devoted to God. The Hero (Lemuel Gulliver) of Jonathan Swift's Satire, 'Gulliver's Travels'
Lemuel  (Hebrew)
Devoted to God. The Hero (Lemuel Gulliver) of Jonathan Swift's Satire, 'Gulliver's Travels'

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