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Jonathan Name Meaning and Origin

Jonathan Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Gift of God, beloved

Name Origin


Jonathan is a Hebrew name meaning 'Gift of God' and 'beloved'. It is a traditional biblical name with positive connotations of being a special gift and deeply loved. The name has a strong religious significance and is often associated with loyalty and friendship.

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Jonathan Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Jonathan is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow and clear syllables, making it a pleasant name to say.

Name Melody Rating:

The two-syllable rhythm of Jonathan gives it a strong, balanced flow, although it may feel slightly repetitive to some.

Famous People Named Jonathan

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● Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff is an American actor and singer known for his roles in 'Glee' and 'Frozen'. He has received critical acclaim for his performances on stage and screen.

● Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is an Irish actor known for his roles in 'The Tudors' and 'Match Point'. He has garnered awards and nominations for his captivating performances.

● Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Jonathan Taylor Thomas is an American actor and former child star, best known for his role in the TV show 'Home Improvement'. He has transitioned into voice acting and directing.

Jonathan Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Jonathan

Jonathan does not typically evoke negative associations and is generally viewed positively. However, some may find the name common or lacking in distinctiveness compared to more unique names.

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