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Gender: Male Meaning of Johnathan: "gift of Jehovah" Origin of Johnathan: Variation of Jonathan Johnathan's Popularity in 2017: #357

The name Johnathan is a boy's name meaning "gift of Jehovah". Johnathan is ranked #357 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Johnathan

Johnathan Thurston, Australian rugby league player
Johnathan Rice, Scottish-American singer-songwriter
Johnathan Joseph, American football player
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Johnathan Wendel aka Fatal1ty, American pro video gamer
Johnathan Richard "John" Buck, American baseball player
Johnathan Young, British TV producer
Chancellor Johnathan Bennett aka Chance the Rapper, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Johnathan


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!