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Jonas

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 28 0 28
1881 25 0 25
1882 26 0 26
1883 22 0 22
1884 35 0 35
1885 23 0 23
1886 20 0 20
1887 24 0 24
1888 30 0 30
1889 25 0 25
1890 22 0 22
1891 18 0 18
1892 24 0 24
1893 26 0 26
1894 13 0 13
1895 26 0 26
1896 21 0 21
1897 19 0 19
1898 18 0 18
1899 9 0 9
1900 31 0 31
1901 17 0 17
1902 27 0 27
1903 26 0 26
1904 22 0 22
1905 19 0 19
1906 18 0 18
1907 29 0 29
1908 30 0 30
1909 19 0 19
1910 18 0 18
1911 31 0 31
1912 50 0 50
1913 51 0 51
1914 60 0 60
1915 81 0 81
1916 84 0 84
1917 73 0 73
1918 95 0 95
1919 91 0 91
1920 84 0 84
1921 73 0 73
1922 78 0 78
1923 63 0 63
1924 70 0 70
1925 70 0 70
1926 97 0 97
1927 70 0 70
1928 70 0 70
1929 69 0 69
1930 77 0 77
1931 57 0 57
1932 64 0 64
1933 50 0 50
1934 66 0 66
1935 51 0 51
1936 52 0 52
1937 45 0 45
1938 49 0 49
1939 52 0 52
1940 52 0 52
1941 55 0 55
1942 53 0 53
1943 51 0 51
1944 62 0 62
1945 45 0 45
1946 54 0 54
1947 67 0 67
1948 70 0 70
1949 60 0 60
1950 64 0 64
1951 66 0 66
1952 57 0 57
1953 65 0 65
1954 59 0 59
1955 59 0 59
1956 77 0 77
1957 60 0 60
1958 53 0 53
1959 63 0 63
1960 69 0 69
1961 43 0 43
1962 62 0 62
1963 68 0 68
1964 89 0 89
1965 88 0 88
1966 79 0 79
1967 68 0 68
1968 58 0 58
1969 137 0 137
1970 195 0 195
1971 229 0 229
1972 166 0 166
1973 183 0 183
1974 163 0 163
1975 169 0 169
1976 200 7 193
1977 185 0 185
1978 176 0 176
1979 212 0 212
1980 341 0 341
1981 336 8 328
1982 292 8 284
1983 276 0 276
1984 222 0 222
1985 195 0 195
1986 176 0 176
1987 203 0 203
1988 175 0 175
1989 164 0 164
1990 178 0 178
1991 162 0 162
1992 151 0 151
1993 181 0 181
1994 233 0 233
1995 254 0 254
1996 329 0 329
1997 354 0 354
1998 409 0 409
1999 421 0 421
2000 432 0 432
2001 439 0 439
2002 571 0 571
2003 541 0 541
2004 572 5 567
2005 753 0 753
2006 855 0 855
2007 971 0 971
2008 1,253 0 1,253
2009 810 0 810
2010 589 0 589
2011 533 0 533
2012 582 0 582
2013 567 0 567
2014 560 0 560
2015 709 0 709

Want to know about the popularity of the Jonas baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,253 babies born with the name Jonas in the United States. That's more than enough Jonas to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 28 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jonas" was in 2008 with a total of 1,253 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jonas)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jonas" is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 421 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jonas popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jonas" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jonas as well as things modernly associated with the name Jonas such as celebrities named Jonas.

Origin and Meaning of Jonas

The name "Jonas" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "A dove". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Jonas Armstrong

Jonas Armstrong is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Jonas was born in 1981 as William Jonas Armstrong in Dublin, Ireland.

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Jonas Björkman

Jonas Björkman is a tennis biography. Jonas was born in 1972 in Alvesta, Sweden.

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Jonas Hoglund

Jonas Hoglund is an ice hockey player. Jonas was born in 1972 in Karlstad, SWE.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jonas

Jonas Bilharinho
Jonas Kaufmann
Jonas Nay
Jonas Salk
Jonas Siegenthaler
Jonas Jerebko
Jonas Brothers
Jonas Gray
Jonas Gutierrez
Jonas Green State Park

Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

S is for serene, your calm time.

Your name in reverse order is "Sanoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anjos". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jonas born Sep 2, 2011

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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