Jones Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988).

List of People with Surname Jones

Based on our public records, there are a total of 161,724 people with the surname Jones. Among these people surnamed Jones, there are approximately 19,045 distinct names, with an average of 8 people who share the same name. Diane Jones, Bobby Jones and Kathy Jones are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Jones, with 735, 735 and 735 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Jones, with a total of 16,694 people, and there are a total of 7,057 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Jones, with a total of 12,675 people and an average of 6,260 distinct names.