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Gender: Male Meaning of Johnathan: "gift of Jehovah" Origin of Johnathan: Variation of Jonathan Johnathan's Popularity in 2018: #386

The name Johnathan is a boy's name meaning "gift of Jehovah". Johnathan is ranked #386 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "How to spell a name".

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Some people may prefer this spelling to clarify the name's connection to John, but it could be one h too many, exemplified by its steady decline over the past two decades.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I find this irritating. I guess that it could be justified if you wanted to spell John in the traditional way, as a nickname - but I tend to feel that parents should choose. Either it's John or it's Jonathan and Jon.

Guest Says:


"one H too many", exactly!