Jon

Jon - A very unique male name



  Aug 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jon, meaning God is gracious; or gift of Jehovah, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1172. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jon? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jon. The baby boy name Jon was given to 346 baby boys in 2012, ranking #618 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,743 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jon peaked in popularity 51 years ago in 1968 on position 65.



Famous with this name

Jon Bernthal
Jon Voight
Jon Favreau


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Jon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jon is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #181 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #1,166.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jon is where you live.


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Jon origin and meaning

Jon is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means God is gracious; or gift of Jehovah. To see famous people named Jon, pop culture references for the name Jon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jon, sorted by popularity.

John / Jason / Juan / Johnny / Jimmy / Jackson / Jim / Jimmie / Johnnie / Jamie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012618
2011654
2010569
2009592
2008523
2007488
2006445
2005432
2004409
2003373
2002368
2001364
2000354
1999342
1998329
1997318
1996314
1995277
1994270
1993252
1992240
1991226
1990214
1989192
1988189
1987179
1986176
1985151
1984146
1983147
1982138
1981131
1980127
1979117
1978108
1977119
1976111
1975102
197494
197394
197289
197178
197068
196967
196865
196770
196676
196579
196478
196384
196284
196192
196097
1959105
1958117
1957109
1956116
1955113
1954111
1953120
1952135
1951138
1950138
1949144
1948127
1947123
1946117
1945112
1944121
1943127
1942125
1941128
1940123
1939121
1938125
1937151
1936170
1935222
1934248
1933307
1932475
1931778
1930778
1929949
1928858
1927882
19261300
19251508
19241162
1922913
19211643
19201841
19191798
19171500
19151172

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi181
Kentucky341
Arkansas344
Alabama364
Virginia422
Tennessee478
Michigan499
Minnesota500
Connecticut509
South Carolina532
Georgia534
Utah558
Texas562
Indiana584
Florida613
Missouri645
Oklahoma651
New York667
New Jersey674
Illinois697
Louisiana707
Ohio729
Pennsylvania753
Massachusetts787
California794
Washington868
North Carolina1166

Even more about Jon


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jon a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jon?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1968
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,743
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +346

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