Jon


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Jon
GenderMale
Origin
Meaningthe eye for god
Other names
Related namesJohn, Jonathan, Jonny, Jonnie, Jonn, Jonno, Jonni, Yahya, Yehia

Jon is a shortened form of the common given name Jonathan, derived from "YHWH has given",[1] and an alternate spelling of John, derived from "YHWH has pardoned".[2] Its popularity has declined steadily since its peak in 1969 at number 65. In 2008, Jon was the 527th most popular name in the United States.

It is spelled Jón in Iceland and on the Faroe Islands. In the Nordic countries, it is derived from Johannes.

See also[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Jon, a character in the animated comedy series Eddsworld

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Jonathan. Behind the Name. Retrieved on 2013-09-06.
  2. ^ Meaning, Origin and History of the Name John. Behind the Name. Retrieved on 2013-09-06.

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