Jonathan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Ιωναθαν (Ionathan), a Greek form of the Hebrew name יוֹנָתָן (Yonatan), which is a contracted form of Hebrew יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan) meaning 'Yahweh has given' (see also JO and Nathan) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Jonatan
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Jónatan
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Faroese Icelandic
Jonathan
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Joonatan
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Finish

See also Jona, Jonte, Jûnatât

For female forms see Jonatine

Patronyms (male)

Jonathaninpoika Finland
Jonathansen Denmark Norway
Jonathanssen Norway
Jonathansson Iceland Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Jonathanintytär Finland
Jonathansdatter Denmark Norway
Jonathansdotter Sweden
Jonathansdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Jonathan
Genitive: Jonathans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Jonathan
Genitive: Jonathanin
Partitive: Jonathania
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jonathan
Accusative: Jonathan
Dative: Jonathan
Genitive: Jonathans
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Jonathan
Genitive: Jonathans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Jonathan
Genitive: Jonathans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jonathan Motzfeldt (25 September 1938 – 28 October 2010), first and third Prime Minister of Greenland

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
10 13 17021 22616
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 5758 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 3669 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
0 0 30 35
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 2942
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jonathan(m) Sources: [4][5][6][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jonathan(m) Sources: [9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jonathan(m)

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables