Jonas meaning, boyJonas

Get kreatif with Jonas | Add to list (0)


What does Jonas mean?

Jonas \j(o)-nas\ as a boys' name means "dove". Jonas is a variant of Jonah (Hebrew). A very common choice for a birth name. See also Yonas.


Variations

Jonas has 1 related variation via Jonah: Jonasco.


Popularity

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 (#5228 out of 88799, Top 6%). (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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jonas and associated names. Jonah (#138 the previous year) is the only other popular alternative form of Jonas (#500 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in 2008 and is now significantly lower. Jonah (#138) and Jonas (#500) are two of the more chic birth names here, with both names having a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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


Similar Names

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.

[Top]