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- A male given name from Hebrew, variant of John.
- 1920 October, John Galsworthy, Awakening, New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner’s Sons, OCLC 1084280753, page 6:
- In that Summer of 1909 the simple souls who even then desired to simplify the English tongue, had, of course, no cognizance of little Jon, or they would have claimed him for a disciple. But one can be too simple in this life, for his real name was Jolyon, and his living father and dead half-brother had usurped of old the other shortenings, Jo and Jolly. As a fact little Jon had done his best to conform to convention and spell himself first Jhon, then John; not till his father had explained the sheer necessity, had he spelled his name Jon.
- A diminutive of the male given name Jonathan.
Declension of Jon (animate proper noun)
- Rhymes: -oːˀn
- Alternative form of
Medieval contraction of Johannes. First recorded in Norway in the 11th century.
- A male given name.
- Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
-  Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 16 263 males with the given name Jon (compared to 20 361 named John)living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.
Jon c (genitive Jons)