Jones

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Gender: Male Meaning of Jones: "God is gracious" Origin of Jones: English surname derived from John

The name Jones is a boy's name of English origin meaning "God is gracious". Jones and is often added to lists like Surname Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "[Boys] Love, Like, Lose--Names searched right now".

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

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Famous People Named Jones

Jones Crow, American photographer
Jones McCoy Romo (b. 2017), son of American football player Tony Romo
Archer Jones Sebastian, son of singer Guy Sebastian & Jules Egan

Pop Culture References for the name Jones

Jones, Lux's boyfriend on TV's "Life Unexpected"
Jones, farmer in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"
Indiana Jones, main character in the movies of the same name
Ianto Jones, character on TV's "Torchwood"
To "jones" for something means to want it really badly
CeCe, Flynn, and Georgia Jones, characters on Disney's "Shake It Up"
Jughead Jones, character from the Archie Comics, and from the CW TV show "Riverdale," based off the Archie Comics, played by Cole Sprouse
Jones, name of the cat in the 1979 film "Alien"

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