Jonas name meaning

Updated: March 17th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, German, Greek, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: j(o)-nas
Meaning: Dove and He that Oppresses
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What does Jonas mean?

Of Hebrew origin, Admired and All time favorite Jonas is used as a unisex name and is chiefly used in Finnish, Swedish, English, German, Norwegian, Greenlandic, Danish and Greek, Jonas means "Dove or He that Oppresses".

Jonas is a form of biblical and popular Johannes. Johannes is variation of all time favorite and cherished Jean. Johannes is Dutch and German equivalent of John. Also Johannes is Latin equivalent of The Greek Name Ιωαννης, Which is a Contracted Form of the Hebrew Name יוֹחָנָן, a Combination of Jo;Hann, Meaning God is Gracious.

Johannes's meaning is Merciful, The Lord is Gracious and God is Merciful has origin in Hebrew. Jonas is form of John in Lithuanian language. Also Jonas is form of Jonah in Scandinavian and Greek languages.

Also Jonas is form of The Hebrew Name יוֹנָה in Greek and Latin languages. Also Jonas is Latin equivalent of Jöns. Jonas is celebrated on September 21st.

How do I pronounce Jonas?

j(o)-nas is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Jonas.

Variants of Jonas

Yonah, Johnas, Johannes, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Jean, John, Hanko, Janek, Janica, Johansinnguaq, Jona, Jonah, Johanna, Jonathan, Jöns, Dejohn, Gianni, Jackie, Yanis, Aaronjohn, John Paul, Giona, Jönis, Jödde

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How popular is the name Jonas?

a popular name in United States with over 24467 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At the peak of its usage in 2008, 1253 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 274th position.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 44 times Also, a popular name in Denmark with over 18687 new-borns have been given the name since 1985.

At its zenith in 1996, 898 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 9th position. Moreover, the name has been to the top 10 baby names 7 times Also, Jonas was among the popular names in Belgium.

Since emerging in 1995 around 6427 babies have been given the moniker. At the peak of its usage in 2000, 552 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 6th position.

However after 24 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Additionally, the name has been in the top 10 baby names 5 times

Jonas was a common name in France.

Over 8034 babies have been named Jonas since 1900. At the peak of its usage in 2016,. However after 110 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still in a strong position.

Also, A common name in Switzerland with over 5424 new-borns have been given the name since 1998. When at the peak of its usage in 2010, 315 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 5th position.

Additionally, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 1 times Also, A common name in Netherlands with over 564 new-borns have been given the name since 2015.

The moniker is Presently ascending on the charts, in 2019, 124 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 133rd position. Also, In Sweden, Jonas was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 1221 babies.

At its zenith in 1998,. After 7 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Jonas is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 500 names.

Recently in 2018, 100 babies were given Jonas and it reached its peak ranking, 422 on boy names chart. Over 1222 babies in England and Wales have been named Jonas. The moniker is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 2005 and achieved its top ranking of 313 in 2016.

Over 111 babies in Ireland have been named Jonas.

However things change on global perspective, Jonas is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 2000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in DR Congo, Lithuania, Tanzania, Haiti, Philippines, Cameroon, Chad, South Africa, Benin, Mozambique, Ghana, Zambia, Germany, Namibia, Angola, Malawi, Nigeria, Burundi, Rwanda, Mexico and Congo.

At least, 650000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Jonas

People who have this number as their expression no can be described as free souls that can't be tamed. And you are respected for living according to your own rules. Since you trapped yourself inside rules, restrictions, religion, you've imprisoned your soul in one state. You have a bossy nature in love. You appreciate freedom and like to hang around open-minded people without prejudgments about others.

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Middle names for Jonas

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Famous people named Jonas

  • Jonas Staugaitis, acting President of Lithuania during the December 1926 coup d'état
  • Jonas Alströmer, pioneer of agriculture and industry in Sweden
  • Jonas Bronck, immigrant to the Dutch colony of New Netherland after whom the Bronx River
  • Jonas Hanway, English traveller and philanthropist
  • Jonas Danilssønn Ramus, Norwegian priest, author and historian
  • Jonas Collett, Norwegian legislator
  • Jonas Thern, Swedish football manager and former professional player
  • Jonas Reingold, bass guitar player from Malmö, Sweden
  • Jonas Chickering, piano manufacturer in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jonas Offrell, Swedish priest
  • Jonas Edman, Swedish rifle shooter
  • Jonas Lie, Norwegian councillor of state in the Nasjonal Samling government of Vidkun Quisling
  • Jonas Bonnier, Swedish author who has published 8 novels
  • Jonas Phillips Levy, American merchant and sea captain
  • Jonas Phillips, veteran of the American Revolutionary War and an American merchant
  • Jonas Jablonskis, distinguished Lithuanian linguist and one of the founders of the standard Lithuanian language
  • Jonas Rein, Norwegian priest
  • Jonas Bylund, classical trombonist
  • Jonas Holmen, Norwegian Nordic skier
  • Jonas Vaitkus, lecturer, theatre and film director
  • Jonas Švedas, Lithuanian and Soviet composer
  • Jonas Burba, artist born in Skuodas, Lithuania
  • Jonas Platt, American lawyer and politician from New York
  • Jonas Černius, Lithuanian general and Prime Minister
  • Jonas Kęsgaila, Lithuanian nobleman
  • Jonas Baes, Philippine composer born in Los Baños
  • Jonas Bretkūnas, Lutheran pastor and was one of the best known developers of the written Lithuanian language
  • Jonas Odell, Swedish music video and film director and founder of FilmTecknarna
  • Jonas Nilsson, Swedish former alpine skier
  • Jonas Lidströmer, Swedish inventor and officer in the Swedish Navy
  • Jonas Schön, retired male ice speed skater from Sweden,
  • Jonas Daniel Meijer, first Jewish lawyer in the Netherlands
  • Jonas Biliūnas, Lithuanian writer, poet
  • Jonas Smilgevičius, Lithuanian economist and politician; he was one of the twenty signatories to the Act of Independence of Lithuania
  • Jonas Vileišis, Lithuanian lawyer, politician, and diplomat
  • Jonas Andersson, Swedish swimmer from Stockholm
  • Jonas H. McGowan, politician from the U.S. state of Michigan
  • Jonas Vailokaitis, Lithuanian politician, banker, and industrialist
  • Jonas Schmidt, Danish self-taught actor
  • Jonas Pleškys, Soviet Navy submarine tender captain
  • Jonas Svensson, Swedish Bandy player
  • Jonas Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Jonas of Orléans, was Bishop of Orléans and played a major political role during the reign of Emperor Louis the Pious
  • Jonas Zdanys, bilingual poet
  • Jonas Slier, Dutch gymnast
  • Jonas Burgert, artist based in Berlin
  • Jonas A. Hughston, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Jonas Earll Jr., Jonas Earll Jr
  • Jonas P. Phoenix, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Jonas Carlsson Dryander, Swedish botanist
  • Jonas Furrer, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council

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