Jones/John

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Associated Names

John, Jone, Jones, Shone, Sion, Ieuan

History

A biblical name that came as the Latin Johannes and became Welsh Ieuan. John was used after the Normans arrived. Is frequently written as Sion or Shone since the letter 'J' is absent from the Welsh alphabet. Shone, Jones (son of John). Jones - "son of John"; possibly derived from both John and James. In use Wales and worldwide. Very popular in North Wales. Thought to be the most popular surname in Wales.

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