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The name Jonathan is of Hebrew origin, and means Yahweh has given.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jonathan has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jonathan
Use of the Name Jonathan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
696,963 674,376 503,930 167,073 77,271 28,965 14,096
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jonathan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jonathan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188041518  
188136921  
188234027  
188342318  
188439121  
188531130  
188641119  
188761210  
188845618  
188953713  
189047216  
189154112  
189258813  
18937359  
189450916  
189572410  
189649118  
189748817  
189862013  
18998258  
190076412  
19017529  
190244622  
190349619  
190463114  
190565114  
190673012  
190784111  
190880312  
190973815  
191066820  
191163324  
191258948  
191361252  
191457277  
191563983  
1916574101  
191760497  
191868484  
191973376  
1920593112  
1921578120  
1922605115  
192364899  
192465797  
1925590114  
1926608107  
1927606106  
1928572116  
192963793  
1930601103  
1931543116  
1932535120  
1933501126  
1934501133  
1935444165  
1936426172  
1937394198  
1938369232  
1939316297  
1940342277  
1941305356  
1942243552  
1943245572  
1944216641  
1945179879  
19461731,101  
19471771,196  
19481741,277  
19491641,426  
19501621,541  
19511471,768  
19521392,066  
19531332,329  
19541212,736  
19551163,014  
19561143,120  
19571243,037  
19581243,079  
19591243,083  
19601183,343  
19611113,475  
1962944,256  
1963884,472  
1964834,633  
1965744,722  
1966654,664  
1967564,916  
1968535,803  
1969467,068  
1970428,177  
1971408,614  
1972379,206  
19733110,255  
19743310,201  
19753010,896  
19763111,302  
19772812,299  
19783112,498  
19793114,313  
19802118,950  
19811622,547953154
19821623,075903168
19831922,722864176
19841923,295838184
19851724,095885181
19861623,931920174
19871823,065926178
19881524,287997165
19891723,590  
19901724,042  
19912022,950  
19922121,368  
19932219,910  
19942319,030  
19952318,121  
19962118,556  
19972118,498  
19982117,604  
19992217,023  
20002116,817  
20012316,075  
20022115,414  
20032214,869  
20042114,096  
Totals:  696,963 1,380

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jonathan as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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