Jon

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For a West African surname in Senegal and The Gambia among the Serer people, see Serer people.
Jon
Gender Male
Origin
Meaning God has Given
Other names
Related names Jonathan, 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, Jon Boy 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.