Meaning The son of John, originally pronounced and spelled Jone.
The son of John.
The son of John, originally pronounced and spelt Jone.
Origin English, Jewish, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, Greek, Norwegian, Native American, Chilean, Irish, Celtic, Slovakian, Falkland, Maori, Austrian, South african, Hungarian

Rank 2 (2000 US census) 2 (1990 US census)
Count 1,857,160 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 61.55%, or 1143082 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 33.8%, or 627720 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.42%, or 7800 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.91%, or 16900 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.82%, or 33800 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.5%, or 27857 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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