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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Johnathan
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Johnathan in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Johnathan:
Records indicate that 86,323 boys in the United States have been named Johnathan since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1990, when 3,245 people in the U.S. were given the name Johnathan. Those people are now 26 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Johnathan
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1 Positive Comment
"We named our son Johnathan & use the nickname Johnny. We chose Johnathan so when he grows up he can choose to be called Johnny, Johnathan or John. He is 6 now and still prefers to be called Johnny. People usually want to leave out the "H" or spell it with an "ie", Jonny or Johnnie or Jonnie or with his full name Jonathan. We have not met many with the same spelling, usually they do not have the "H". My grandfather had John as one of his names and my grandmother always called him Johnny. Family history and the biblical meaning of John is why we chose this spelling." Dec. 29, 2007:
1 Neutral Comment
"I love this name! People often spell it Jonathan/Jonathon, but its a cute name! We call our Johnathan Johnny." Jun. 7, 2007:
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