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johnatan

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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Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
jonathan, johnathan, johnathon, jonathon, jonothon, jonothan, johnthan
PET & SHORT FORM
english
jonty, jonny

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Greek - Latinized
ionathan
armenian
Hovnatʿan, Jonatʿan
danish
jonathan, jonatan
dutch
jonathan, jonatan
faroese
jónatan
finnish
jonathan, jonatan, joonatan
french
jonathan
georgian
Ionat'ani
german
jonathan, jonatan
greek
Ionáthan
greenlandic
jonathan
hawaiian
ionakana
hebrew
yehonatan, yonatan, yehonathan, y'honathan, yhonathan, yonathan, yonaton
icelandic
jonathan, jónatan
irish
jonathan, ionatán
italian
gionata
norwegian
jonathan, jonatan
portuguese
jonatÁs, jónatas, jônatas, jonatã, jonatão
russian
yonatan, Ionafan
spanish
jonatÁs, yónatan, yonatán
swedish
jonathan, jonatan
welsh
jonathan

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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Notable people and personalities​

Jonathan Backhouse (1849–1918), British Banker
Jonathan Ben Joseph (17th/ 18th Century), Lithuanian Rabbi And Astronomer
Jonathan Best (1840–1913), Australian Politician
Jonathan Brewster (1593–1659), American Settler
Jonathan Browning (1805–1879), American Inventor And Gunmaker
Jonathan Carl Zenker (1799–1837), German Naturalist
Jonathan Da Silva Oliveira (born 1991), Portuguese Footballer
Jonathan Dasnières De Veigy (born 1987), French Professional Tennis Player
Jonathan Davis (born 1971), Lead Vocalist And Frontman (korn)
Jonathan Demme (born 1944), American Filmmaker, Producer And Screenwriter
Jonathan Duncan Inverarity (1812–1882), Civil Servant Of The Bombay Presidency
Jonathan Edwards (1629–1712), Theologian
Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758), American Preacher And Theologian
Jonathan Edwards (1745–1801), American Theologian And Linguist
Jonathan Edwards (born 1946), American Singer-songwriter And Musician
Jonathan Edwards (born 1976), Welsh Politician
Jonathan Erlich (born 1977), Israeli-argentinian Tennis Player
Jonathan Fagerlund (born 1991), Swedish Singer
Jonathan Fairbanks (1594–1668), English Colonist
Jonathan Frakes (born 1952), American Actor, Author And Director
Jonathan Guinness (born 1930), British Peer And Businessman
Jonathan Idema (1956–2012), Former Army Reserve Special Operations
Jonathan Ingersoll (1747–1823), Connecticut Politician
Jonathan Islas (born 1979), Mexican Actor
Jonathan Israel (born 1946), British Writer
Jonathan Ive (born 1967), English Designer, Vice President Of Industrial Design (apple Inc)
Jonathan Jeremiah, British Singer-songwriter
Jonathan Ke Quan (born 1971), American Actor
Jonathan Maccabaeus, High Priest, Brother And Successor Of Judas Maccabeus
Jonathan Magri Overend (born 1970), Professional Footballer
Jonathan Mensah (born 1990), Ghanaian Footballer
Jonathan Moreira (born 1996), Brazilian Footballer
Jonathan O'callaghan (born 1978), Irish Sportsperson
Jonathan O'dea (born 1966), Australian Politician
Jonathan Obika (born 1990), English Footballer
Jonathan October (born 1974), South African-born Finnish Cricketer
Jonathan Odell (1737–1818), Loyalist Poet
Jonathan Of Dunblane († ~1210), Scottish Churchman And Prelate
Jonathan Ohayon (born 1972), Canadian Athlete
Jonathan Opoku (born 1990), Dutch Footballer
Jonathan Orders (born 1957), English Born Former Cricketer
Jonathan Ordway (born 1978), Arena Football Player
Jonathan Orozco (born 1986), Mexican Football Player
Jonathan Orr (born 1983), Former American Football Wide Receiver
Jonathan Osborne (1794–1864), Irish Physician And Surgeon
Jonathan Ott (born 1949), Ethnobotanist, Writer, Translator, Publisher
Jonathan Owen (born 1956), Film And Theatre Actor
Jonathan Oxer (born 1970), Computer Programmer, Debian Developer
Jonathan Pryce (born 1947), Welsh Stage And Film Actor And Singer
Jonathan Quartey (born 1988), Ghanaian Football Player
Jonathan Quick (born 1986), American Ice Hockey Player
Jonathan Quinn (born 1975), Former American Football Player
Jonathan Rashleigh (1591–1675), English Merchant And Politician
Jonathan Ross (born 1960), English Television And Radio Presenter
Jonathan Russell Bullock (1815–1899), American Politician, United States Federal Judge
Jonathan Smedley (1671–1729), Anglo-irish Churchman
Jonathan Stark (tennis) (born 1971), American Professional Tennis Player
Jonathan Sundy Zongo (born 1992), Burkinabé Footballer
Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), Anglo-irish Satirist, Essayist, Political Pamphleteer
Jonathan T. Updegraff (1822–1882), U.s. Representative From Ohio
Jonathan Trelawny (1568–1604), English Politician
Jonathan Tweet, Game Designer
Jonathan Unger (born 1946), Journalist And
Jonathan Uptin (born 1976), Australian Journalist
Jonathan Urretaviscaya (born 1990), Uruguayan-basque Footballer
Jonathan Uyloan, (born 1983), Filipino Professional Basketball Player
Jonathan Valin (born 1947), American Mystery Author
Jonathan Valois (born 1971), Politician From Quebec, Canada
Jonathan Vandenbroeck (born 1981), Belgian Singer-songwriter
Jonathan Vaughters (born 1973), American Former Professional Racing Cyclist
Jonathan Viera (born 1989), Spanish Professional Footballer
Jonathan Vila (born 1986), Spanish Footballer
Jonathan Villanueva (born 1988), American Soccer Player
Jonathan Vilma (born 1982), American Football Linebacker
Jonathan Vitale (born 1981), American Rugby Player
Jonathan Vosselman (born 1984), Professional Football Defender
Jonathan Winters (born 1925), American Comedian, Actor, And Artist
Jonathan Zaslow (born 1981), American Sports Radio Show Host
Jonathan Zebina (born 1978), French Footballer
Jonathan Zenneck (1871–1959), Physicist And Electrical Engineer
Jonathan Zenon (born 1984), American Football Player
Jonathan Zion (born 1981), Professional Ice Hockey Player
Jonathan Zipf (born 1986), Professional German Triathlete
Jonathan Zittrain (born 1969), American Professor Of Internet Law At Harvard Law School
Jonathan Zydko (born 1984), French Football Player