Jonas - Meaning of Jonas

What does Jonas mean?

[ 2 syll. jo-nas, jon-as ] The baby boy name Jonas is pronounced in German as YOW-NaaS †. Jonas' language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in Lithuanian, English, French, German, Greek, Scandinavian, and Spanish.

Jonas is a Lithuanian variant transcription of John (English and Hebrew).

Jonas is also an English, French, German, Greek, Scandinavian, and Spanish variant transcription of Jonah (English, French, Scandinavian, and Spanish).

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Jonas is a rather popular baby boy name. The name's popularity grew from the 1960s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2008 with 0.057% of baby boys being named Jonas. It had a ranking of #274 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #437 with a usage of 0.036%. Among the family of boy names directly related to Jonas, John was the most popular. It was more commonly used than Jonas by 13 times in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Jonas include Janak, Janco, Janek, Janik, Janje, Janko, Jannes, Janosch, Janusz, Januus, János, Jedrzej, Ewyng, Unikah, Yamqui, Yana, Yancee, Yancey, Yanci, and Yancie.

† Pronunciation for Jonas: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

A famous person named Jonas is Biologist, Jonas Salk, born 28 October 1914 - 23 June 1995, New York, New York.

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