Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Dove
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Jonas Girl)

In 2017 the name Jonas...

• was given to 687 baby boys
• was the 446th most popular name for baby boys
• was 29% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Pennsylvania, Utah, and Indiana
• was least popular in Alaska, Hawaii, and New Mexico
• was about as popular as Cade and Dexter
Babies Named Jonas Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Jonas...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2008
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1961
• is 927% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 139% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ramses, Rishi, Joaquin, Samia, Akira, Rayna
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rudy, Nelson, Phillip, Janette, Jannette, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jonas Per State
View Geographic History for Jonas

Geographically the name Jonas...

• 21% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Drew, Scott, Albert, Rosemary, Kelsey, Rebekah
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Landon, Gabriel, Caleb, Olivia, Riley, Emma
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Jonas by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Jonas are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Jonas will be the only kid named Jonas in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Jonas compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Jonas rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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