Meaning and Name Origin
Jones▼ has 26 alternative forms via John: Hannes, Hans▼, Ioannes, Jan▼, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jens, Joannes, Joao, Jock, Jocko, Johan▲, Johannes, Johnie▼, Johnn, Johnny▼, Johon, Jon▼, Jona, Jonnie, Jovan▼, Vanek and Zane▲.
Jones is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jones for boys. Jones reached its top position of #670 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Jones and affiliated names. John (#26 last year), Zane (#224), Johnny (#299), Johan (#579), Jon (#675), Jonnie, Jovan, Johnie, Jan, Jens, Johannes, Hannes and Hans are the prominent related forms of Jones rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1930-1939 and is somewhat lower today, with forms like Jon, Jovan, Johnny, Jan and Jones becoming somewhat dated. Zane (#224) and Johan (#579) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)