What does Jonas mean?
1 relation via Jonah: Jonasco.Creative forms:
(male) Janas, Jornas, ..
(female) Josa, .. Middle name pairings:
Jonas Asa (J.A.), ..
How popular is Jonas?
Jonas is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#816 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#3800 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Jonas reached its apex rank of #274 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is at #429 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Jonah (#143 the previous year) is the only other popular alternative form of Jonas (#429 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Jonas was widespread among parents in the year 2008 (usage of 0.2%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.2%, ▼8.9%). Jonah is the most chic birth name here.
Jonas is pronounced similarly to Janos, Janus, Janusz and Junius▼. Other recommended names are Boas, Colas, Janak, Janan, Jens, Joab, Joao, Joash, Johan▲, Johar, Jomal, Jomar, Jon▼, Jona, Jones, Jonn, Jonny, Jontae, Jonte, Joos, Joram, Joran, Joris, Josias, Joss, Jovan, Judas, Rodas, Tomas and Zenas. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jonas.See names in meaning and etymology.