English surname derived from John
"God is gracious"

Jones Origin and Meaning

The name Jones is a boy's name of English origin meaning "God is gracious".

Quintessentially common last name makes distinctive if problematic first, given to nearly 100 babies in the US in the most recent year counted.

# 946 in the US

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# 923 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Jones

  • Jones CrowAmerican photographer
  • Jonesstage name of Cherie Jones,Mattis, British female singer,songwriter
  • Jones McCoy Romo (b. 2017)son of American football player Tony Romo
  • Archer Jones Sebastian (b. 2014)son of singer Guy Sebastian & Jules Egan
  • Jones Robert ( b. 2020)son of Rocky Barnes.

Jones in Pop Culture

  • JonesLux's boyfriend on TV's "Life Unexpected"
  • Jonesfarmer in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"
  • Jonescat in the 1979 film "Alien"
  • To "jones" for something means to want it very badly.

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