Jon: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A diminutive of Jonathan, a Hebrew name meaning "gift of Jehovah." Considering its root name is Yehonatan, we think Jon is a smart choice - definitely much easier to fit on the dotted line during Kindergarten, when every letter kids write is jumbo-sized.



Famous people named Jon:

Comedian/TV host Jon Stewart; musician Jon Bon Jovi; actors Jon Hamm and, Jon Lovitz, Jon Prescott, Jon Voight, Jon Heder, Jon Cryer, and Jon Bernthal; singers Jon Foreman and Jon Stevens.

Fun fact:

In the "Garfield" cartoon series, Garfield the cat's human owner is named Jon Arbuckle.

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