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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 Unique Baby Names for Girls and Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "All-Girl Gymnastics Class! (Namebanks and Challenge)".

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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, stage 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

Pop Culture References for the name Jones

Jones, Lux's boyfriend on TV's "Life Unexpected"
Jones, farmer in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"
Jones, cat in the 1979 film "Alien"
To "jones" for something means to want it very badly.

Joness, Joenns, Jonesy