Jonas

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Contracted form of Johannes [1] [2] [3]

2) Latin spelling of Ιωνας (Ionas), a Greek form of the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Yonah) (see Jona) [1] [4] [2] [3]

3) Latinised form of Jöns [1]

Related Names

Ionas
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Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Johnas
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Jonas
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Jónas
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Faroese Icelandic
Jonás
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Sami
Joonas
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Jovnnás
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Sami
Jûnarse
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Greenlandic
Juonas
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Finish
Juunarsi
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Greenlandic
Juunas
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Finish

See also Jon, Jonis, Jonke, Jonte

For female forms see Jónasína

Patronyms (male)

Jonaksenpoika Finland
Jonasen Denmark Norway
Jonason Norway Sweden
Jonassen Denmark Norway
Jonasson Norway Sweden
Jonassøn Norway
Jonasøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Jonaksentytär Finland
Jonasdatter Denmark Norway
Jonasdotter Norway Sweden

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

29 March

Norway Norway

29 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

29 March

Sweden Sweden

29 March

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [ˌʝuːnas] (key)

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Jonas Alströmer (7 January 1685 – 2 June 1761), Swedish pioneer of agriculture and industry
  • Pär-Ola Jonas Jonasson (né Per Ola Jonasson, born 6 July 1961), Swedish journalist and writer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
0 3 40216 60449
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 22390 n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
6 n.a. 13958 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 3478
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jonas(m) Sources: [6][7][8][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Jonas(m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Jonas(m)

Sources: [6] [7] [8] [9]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables