What does Jonas mean?
Jonas has 1 related variation via Jonah: Jonasco.
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)
Jonah (#138 the previous year) is the only other popular alternative form of Jonas (#500 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the year 2008 (usage of 0.795%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.681%, down 14.3%). Jonah (#138) and Jonas (#500) are two of the more chic birth names here, and there is a resurgence in birth name popularity for both names. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jonas and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)