Name Jon Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jon


Jon is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jon?

Jon is a variant of the name John and a short form of the name Jonathan, which are both of Hebrew origin. Jon is famously referenced as a character’s name in the TV series “Game of Thrones”. Jon Snow, born Aegon Targaryen, is the son of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen, but was formerly presented as the bastard son of Lord Eddard Stark.

What does the name Jon mean?

Jon means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious) or “God has given” and “gift of God” from “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “natan/נָתַן” = to give).

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Variants of the name Jon


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Popularity of the name Jon

The name Jon is ranked #3261 overall.

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