Jonas

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See also: Jónas, Jónás, and Jonáš

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas

  1. A male given name of Biblical derivation; the New Testament Greek form of Jonah.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Jonas (=Jonah), also used as a medieval Latinization of Danish Jon (John).

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas

  1. (biblical) Jonah.
  2. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 20 583 males with the given name Jonas have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas

  1. (biblical) Jonah.
  2. A male given name of biblical origin.

Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas m

  1. A male given name, cognate and equivalent to John.

Declension[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Hebrew, cognate with the English Jonas and Jonah.

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common given name of boys born in Norway in the 2000-2009 decade.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 12 087 males with the given name Jonas living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas m

  1. (biblical) Jonah (a book of the Old Testament)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From The Ancient Greek Equivalent of English Jonah, ultimately from Hebrew, also a short form of Johannes. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1303.

Proper noun[edit]

Jonas

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 59 573 males with the given name Jonas living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.