Meaning: from Hebrew Yehonatan, a contracted form of Yonatan meaning "Yahweh has given" or "Yahweh gives".
In the Old Testament, Jonathan is the name of Saul's oldest son who was a close friend of King David, his father's rival, though there are several minor figures in the Bible with the same name.
Nicknames: Jon, Jonny, Nate, Nathan, Jonty
- Yehonatan (Hebrew)
- Yonatan (Hebrew)
- Jonathon (English)
- Johnathon (English)
- Jonatan (Spanish, Swedish, German, Danish, Norwegian)
- Ionathan (Biblical Latin)
- Yoni (Hebrew diminutive of Yonatan)
- Gionata (Italian)
- Jônatas (Portuguese)
- Ionatán (Irish)
- Jónatan (Icelandic)