What does Jones mean?

Definitions for Jones
dʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊjones

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Jones.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jones, Mother Jones, Mary Harris Jonesnoun

    United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)

  2. Jones, Casey Jones, John Luther Jonesnoun

    United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)

  3. Jones, Bobby Jones, Robert Tyre Jonesnoun

    United States golfer (1902-1971)

  4. Jones, John Paul Jonesnoun

    American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)

  5. Jones, Inigo Jonesnoun

    one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)

  6. Jones, Daniel Jonesnoun

    English phonetician (1881-1967)

Wiktionary

  1. Jonesnoun

    derived from the given name John.

  2. jonesnoun

    Heroin.

  3. jonesnoun

    An addiction or intense craving.

    I've got a basketball jones!

  4. jonesverb

    Have an intense craving.

    I'm jonesing for some basketball.

ChatGPT

  1. jones

    "Jones" typically refers to a common surname of English or Welsh origin. It is derived from the given name "John" and means "John's son." However, in some contexts, it can also be used as a slang term indicating a strong desire, craving, or addiction. The particular meaning would depend on the context in which it is being used.

Rap Dictionary

  1. jonesnoun

    A craving for something. It is said to come from Jones Alley in Manhattan where junkies used to live. E.g.: "Baseball Jones": needing baseball, "love Jones": a dire craving for someone, "Jonesing for some MJ": wanting some marijuana. I got a love Jones for your body and skin tone" -- Method Man & Mary J. Blige (You're all I need).

Suggested Resources

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    Song lyrics by jones -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by jones on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. JONES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jones is ranked #5 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jones surname appeared 1,425,470 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 483 would have the surname Jones.

    55.1% or 786,717 total occurrences were White.
    38.4% or 548,521 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 37,205 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 32,643 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 14,255 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 6,272 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Jones' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2174

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jones in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Jones in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Well if you look at the different situations, of course you could name many of them, I could get you a list and I'll have it sent to your office in two seconds. But there certainly were a lot of abuse of women, you look at whether it's Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones, or any of them, and that certainly will be fair game, certainly, if they play the woman's card with respect to me, that will be fair game.

  2. President Biden:

    Mr.Arberyshould be here today, celebrating the holidays with his mother, Wanda Cooper Jones,and his father, MarcusArbery. Nothing can bring Mr.Arberyback to his family and to his community, but the verdict ensures that those who committed this horrible crime will be punished.

  3. Barbara Bellis:

    It is clear... that the plaintiffs here simply want and are entitled to the deposition of Mr. Alex Jones and that Alex Jones has continued to attempt to deliberately disregard the court's orders and attempts to manipulate the court process, while paying the fees and court's costs will reimburse the plaintiffs for costs incurred in attempting to procure Mr. Jones' deposition, it is not a substitution for his testimony.

  4. Douglas Carter:

    I can continue to live this lifestyle, but nobody will know, but the person from some global point around the world doesn't care about ‘John Jones’ living in rural Indiana, do they? All they care about is the Bitcoin transaction and getting paid for what they do. And they leave the incredible carnage all over America.

  5. Josh Lewis:

    Joshua Jones considers Joshua Jones really blessed and fortunate.

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