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RATE THIS NAME 4.43

jonathan

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YEHÔNÂTHÂN > YÔNÂTHÂN
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YEHÔNÂTHÂN (יְהוֹנָתָן) YÔNÂTHÂN (יוֹנָתָן)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew “Yehônâthân > Yônâthân”, meaning “gift of God, Yahweh has given”. Jonathan is a heroic figure in 1 Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. He was the son of King Saul and close friend of King David. The relationship between David and Jonathan is one of the most notable biblical relationships. Jonathan first appears in the biblical narrative as the victor of Geba, a Philistine stronghold (1 Samuel 13), while in the following chapter he carries out a lone attack on another Philistine garrison, demonstrating his prowess and courage as a warrior. The name day is celebrated: France: 1 March, United States: 26 April, Sweden: 22 December, Germany: 29 December and Finland: 26 January.
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BIBLICAL

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • irishirish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
jonatan
dutch
jonatan
english
johnathan, johnathon, jonathon, johnatan, jonothon, jonothan, johnthan
finnish
jonatan, joonatan
german
jonatan
icelandic
jónatan
irish
ionatán
norwegian
jonatan
swedish
jonatan
PET & SHORT FORM
english
jonty, jonny

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Greek - Latinized
ionathan
armenian
Hovnatʿan, Jonatʿan
faroese
jónatan
georgian
Ionat'ani
greek
Ionáthan
hawaiian
ionakana
hebrew
yehonatan, yonatan, yehonathan, y'honathan, yhonathan, yonathan, yonaton
italian
gionata
portuguese
jonatÁs, jónatas, jônatas, jonatã, jonatão
russian
yonatan, Ionafan
spanish
jonatÁs, yónatan, yonatán

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
JONATHAN AGLAÉ
JONATHAN BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST
JONATHAN FIONA APPLE
JONATHAN FRANÇOIS DEGUELT
JONATHAN LE GRIS JEAN-PAUL MALEK
JONATHAN SCHLUM JEAN-PIERRE HUSER
LE VIEUX JONATHAN LENY ESCUDERO
JONATHAN MICHÈLE ARNAUD
JONATHAN RENAUD 
JONATHAN S'EN VA CE SOIR ROSE LAURENS
JONATHAN SABRINA LORY
JONATHAN DES BANLIEUES SERGE LAMA
OVER YONDER - JONATHAN'S SONG STEVE EARLE
JONATHAN LOW VAMPIRE WEEKEND
JONATHAN YVES DUTEIL

Notable people and personalities​

Jonathan Bennett (born 1981) American Actor
Jonathan Butler, South African Singer-songwriter And Guitarist
Jonathan Culler, American Teacher And Literary Critic
Jonathan Davis, American Singer And Record Producer
Jonathan Dayton, American Director
Jonathan Edwards, American Philosopher And Calvinist Theologian
Jonathan Erlich, Israeli Tennis Player
Jonathan Israel, British Historian
Jonathan Jackson (born 1982) American Actor, Musician And Author
Jonathan Ke Quan (born 1971) American Actor
Jonathan Lipnicki (born 1990) American Actor
Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright Iv, American General
Jonathan Motzfeldt, Greenland's Political
Jonathan Nolan, British Author And Screenwriter
Jonathan Palmer, British Racing Driver
Jonathan Penner (born 1962) American Actor, Writer And Film Producer
Jonathan Pryce (born 1947) Welsh Stage And Film Actor And Singer
Jonathan Rhys-meyers (born 1977), Irish Actor, Model And Musician
Jonathan Sacks, British Rabbi
Jonathan Safran Foer, Author
Jonathan Spector (born 1986) American Soccer Player
Jonathan Stark, American Tennis Player
Jonathan Stroud, British Writer
Jonathan Swift, Irish Writer And Poet
Jonathan Taylor (born 1981) American Actor, Voice Actor, Former Child Star And Teen Idol