Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Jonas m. Greek Ίωνας, used in the Greek translation of the Old Testament for Hebrew יוֹנָה 'dove'.

The name of an Old Testament character. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Jonas.

Austria
Latin
1574 Jonas (nom) ChronSH p. 22
Belgium
Dutch
1579 Jonas MPSA p. 82; 1580 Jonas ibid. p. 82
England
Dutch
1572 Jonus AuFr Proost; 1576 Jonas ibid. Backereel; 1577 Jonas ibid. Jansen; 1579 Jonas ibid. Brun; 1581 Jonas ibid. Bone; 1583 Jonas ibid. Allensson; 1585 Jonas ibid. Breen; 1587 Jonas ibid. Bijler; 1588 Jonas ibid. Beke; 1590 Jonas ibid. Steenvers; 1592 Jonas ibid. Staelens; 1594 Jonas ibid. Houwe; 1597 Jonas ibid. Regius
Early Modern English
1587 Jonas BUmar-vol2 p. 64
Middle French
1568 Jonas WCS p. 39; 1575 Jonas ibid. p. 42; 1578 Jonas ibid. p. 43; 1579 Jonas ibid. p. 44; 1580 Jonas ibid. p. 102; 1586 Jonas ibid. p. 20; 1588 Jonas ibid. p. 47; 1591 Jonas ibid. p. 23
Walloon
1581 Jonas RWC p. 3; 1581/2 Jonas ibid. p. 4; 1582 Jonas ibid. p. 4; 1582/3 Jonas ibid. p. 6; 1583/4 Jonas ibid. p. 8; 1590/1 Jonas ibid. p. 15; 1590 Jonas ibid. p. 441; 1591 Jonas ibid. p. 563; 1592 Jonas ibid. p. 23; 1593/4 Jonas ibid. p. 30; 1593 Jonas ibid. p. 564
France
Latin
c823 Jonam (nom) irminon-vol2 6, Wan; 848 Jonam (acc) CartNoaille III; 1123 Jona (abl) CartYonne1 CXXXVI, Jonas (nom) ibid. CXXXIV
Middle French
1563 Jonas RegPCC-1 p. 30; 1565 Jonas ibid. p. 196; 1567 Jonas ibid. p. 305; 1571 Jonas ibid. p. 441; 1590 Jonas raymond1588 p. 572
Germany
Latin
1197 jonas (nom) quix-vol1 83
Switzerland
Latin
1220 Jonas (nom) CartHaut 36
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Jonas". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Jonas.