Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Has Given
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Johnathan Girl)

In 2017 the name Johnathan...

• was given to 929 baby boys
• was the 357th most popular name for baby boys
• was 56% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama
• was least popular in Nevada, Vermont, and North Dakota
• was about as popular as Marshall and Romeo
Babies Named Johnathan Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Johnathan...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1990
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1951
• is 1507% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 53% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Donte, Demarcus, Branden, Kaci, Kacey, Desirae
• has the most opposite popularity history to Boyd, Roland, Louie, Roslyn, Vita, Gwen
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Johnathan Per State
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Geographically the name Johnathan...

• 3% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Phillip, Harlan, Franklin, Bethany, Lorelai, Baylee
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Liam, Logan, Ethan, Emma, Olivia, Abigail
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Johnathan by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Johnathan are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Johnathan will be the only kid named Johnathan in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Johnathan compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Johnathan rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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