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Variant of Jonah, from the New Testament Greek form of the name. Both Jonah and Jonas were used by the Puritans, the latter from the 1560s at least.
2,057th in the U.S.

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Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
13,288
to be exact
14,178
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Louisiana
has the most people named Jonas per capita
2008
marked the height of its popularity
0%
100%
4%
55+
18%
30-54
12%
13-29
67%
0-12

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