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Jones /jo-nes/ as a boys' name. Surname derived from John.


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.

Kreatif forms: Jaines, Johnnes, Jornes. [more]

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Jones is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5 out of 150436, 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. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

John (#26 from recent data), 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. Other forms, like Jocko, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Jones was widespread in the 1930s (median #675) and is almost as conventional today (#771, 29.6%). John has been the recurring favorite, although Johan seems to be getting popular too, while forms like Johnie are now less common.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jones, Hans, Jan, Johan, John in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johnie, Johnny, Jon, Jonnie, Jovan, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannes, Jens, Johan, Johannes, John, Zane outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Adones, Ennes, Ines, Innes, Jabes, James, Janesh, Janus, Jiles, Jobe, Joben, Jodey, Joe, Joed, Joel, Joey, Joiner, Jomei, Jonah, Jonas, Jonn, Jonny, Jonte, Jontez, Joos, Jorel, Joren, Jorey, Joris, Jose, Josef, Josep, Joss, Jove, Joyner, Jozef, Jules, June, Jyles, Montes, Moses, Mozes and Stones. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jones.