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Jonas - Meaning of Jonas

What does Jonas mean?

Meaning of the name JonasJohnJackEvanIanJuanGiovanniIvanJonahSeanZaneShaneJohnnyShawnHankJohanGianniJonShaunJonathonJovaniYahyaEan

[ 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).

See also the related categories, lithuanian, greek, hebrew, spanish, french, german, and scandinavian.

Jonas is a rather popular baby boy name. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1960s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2008 with 0.057% of baby boys being named Jonas. It had a ranking of #274 then. In 2017, it ranked at #446 with a usage of 0.035%. Among the family of boy names directly related to Jonas, John was the most popular. It was more commonly used than Jonas by 14 times in 2017.

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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