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Jones Surname Origin

(origin Hebrew) The son of John, a name which signifies gracious. A very common Welsh surname

Surname Variations: Evans, Jones, Johns, Johnson, Johannsen, Johannes, Jobes, Joanis, Johns, Jonas, Jons, Jonas, Jung, Jenks, Joness, Upjohn

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson




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