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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.
Jones Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Jones family history than the origin of your surname:
A Jones Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'