Happy Birthday Jonathan Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Jonathan! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Jonathan personalized card to you. Dear Jonathan, I wish a bright and beautiful day to you on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Jonathan’s birthday.
Jonathan Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Masculine; USAGE: English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Biblical. PRONOUNCED: JAHN-a-thən (American English), JAWN-a-thən (British English), YO-na-tan (German), ZHAW-NA-TAHN (French). Origin Hebrew: Gift from God. From the Hebrew name Yehonatan, contracted to Yonatan, meaning “YAHWEH has given”. According to the Old Testament, Jonathan was the eldest son of Saul. His relationship with his father was strained due to his close friendship with his father’s rival David. Along with Saul, he was killed in battle with the Philistines. This name derives from the Hebrew “Yehonathan”, meaning “gift of God, Yahweh has given”. Jonathan is a heroic figure in 1 Samuel in the Hebrew Bible. He was the son of King Saul and close friend of King David. The relationship between David and Jonathan is one of the most notable biblical relationships.
Jonathan first appears in the biblical narrative as the victor of Geba, a Philistine stronghold, while in the following chapter he carries out a lone attack on another Philistine garrison, demonstrating his prowess and courage as a warrior. The name day is celebrated: France: 1 March, United States: 26 April, Sweden: 22 December, Germany: 29 December and Finland: 26 January. Jonathan is based on Hebrew names ‘Yahonathan and Jehonathan’, derived from the Hebrew words ‘Yahweh’, which means ‘God’, and ‘Nathan’, which means ‘to give’. As an English name, Jonathan did not become common until after the Protestant Reformation. A famous bearer was the Anglo-Irish satirist Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), who wrote ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ and other works. Famous Jonathans: Jonathan Taylor Thomas – actor, Jonathan Swift – author, Jonathan Allen – football player, Jonathan Banks – actor.