Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Jonathan m. Hebrew יְהוֹנָתָן or יוֹנָתָן 'God has given'.

The Biblical son of King Saul and beloved friend of King David, and three other minor Biblical characters. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Jonathan, Jonathas.

1597 Jonathan AuFr Cousijn; 1598 Jonathan ibid. Gheesere; 1599 Jonathan ibid. Cosijn
1590/1 Jonathan RWC p. 441; 1592 Jonathan ibid. p. 23; 1592/3 Jonathan ibid. p. 25; 1593/4 Jonathan ibid. p. 30
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Jonathan". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Jonathan.