Jöns

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish and younger short form of Jönis (see Jonis) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Iøns
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Old Swedish
Iöns
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Old Swedish
Jödde
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Swedish
Jöns
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Old Swedish Swedish
Jøns
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Danish Norwegian Old Swedish

See also Jens

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Jönson Sweden
Jönsson Sweden
Jönzon Sweden

Female

Jönsdotter Sweden

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [jœns]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jöns Jacob Berzelius (20 August 1779 – 7 August 1848), Swedish chemist

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
203 665 13 57 190 608
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
6 0 0
n.a.
6
Denmark Denmark[10]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
n.a.
n.a.
0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Jöns (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Jöns (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Märit Frändén: Svenska kyrkan och det samiska namnskicket (2016)
  6. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/