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pinWhat does Jonas mean?

Jonas /jo-nas/ as a boys' name. Jonas' name origin is Hebrew, and Jonas means "dove". Jonas is a variant form of Jonah (Hebrew) with the suffix -s. See also Yonas.


Jonas has 1 relation via Jonah: Jonasco.

Kreatif forms: Joenas, Jornas, Junas. [more]

pinHow 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)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jonas for boys. Jonas reached its apex rank of #274 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is at #500 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jonas name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jonas outside U.S.

Jonah (#138 2 years ago) is the only other popular alternative form of Jonas (#500 2 years ago) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Jonas was widespread among parents in the year 2008 (usage of 0.795%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.681%, 14.3%). Jonah has been the most recognizable form, although Jonas appears to be gaining favor too. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jonas and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jonas, Jonah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jonas, Jonah outside U.S.

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Jonas is pronounced similarly to Janos and Janus. Other recommended similar baby names are Janak, Jens, Jona and Jones. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jonas.