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Jon Name Meaning and Origin

Jon Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

God is gracious

Name Origin


The name Jon means 'God is gracious'. It is of Hebrew origin and is a shortened form of the name Jonathan. In the Bible, Jonathan was a loyal friend of David, showcasing loyalty and friendship.

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Jon Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Jon is easy to pronounce with a simple and clear two-syllable structure.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Jon has a straightforward rhythm but may sound a bit abrupt due to its short length.

Famous People Named Jon

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● Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm is an American actor known for his role as Don Draper in the TV series 'Mad Men'. He has won multiple awards for his acting skills and is recognized for his charismatic on-screen presence.

● Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi is a famous American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi, known for hit songs like 'Livin' on a Prayer' and 'It's My Life'.

Jon Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Jon

The name Jon does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. However, some may associate it with generic or plain personalities due to its common and straightforward nature.

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