Jon

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Jon
GenderMale
Origin
MeaningGod has Given
Other names
Related namesJonathan, Jonny, Jonnie, Jonn,
 
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For a West African surname in Senegal and The Gambia among the Serer people, see Serer people.
Jon
GenderMale
Origin
MeaningGod has Given
Other names
Related namesJonathan, Jonny, Jonnie, Jonn,

Jon is a shortened form of the common given name of Jonathan, derived from "YHWH has given",[1] and an alternate spelling of John, derived from "YHWH is gracious".[2] In the year of 2008, Jon was the 527th most popular name in the United States; its popularity has declined steadily (sometimes increasing, but not substantially) since its peak in 1968 as #65.[3] Pet forms of Jon include: Jonny and Jonnie. In Luxembourgish, Lëtzebuergesch Dictionary

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  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.
  3. ^ Popular Baby Names. Ssa.gov (2009-08-26). Retrieved on 2013-09-06.