With 65 076 bearers, Jonas is the 1st most common masculine given name in Lithuania (2014 Data). About 100% of bearers of this name are Male in Lithuania (2014 Data).

The Jonas is also the name of a character from the movie, Saw 2.
"Jonas Grumby" was the Skipper's real name in the classic 60's TV show Gilligan's Island.
A soon-to-be well known person who bears this name is Jonas Valanciunas, a rookie basketball player for the NBA's Toronto Raptors.
In Lithuania and in Latvia, this name is pronounced YO-nas. My great grandfather's name was Valerijonas, and he pronounced the latter part of his name that way. [noted -ed]
The main character in The Giver, one of my favorite books, is named Jonas. When I first read it, I thought about using the name for my future son if I have one. Then the Jonas Brothers came along... Yup.
I actually like this name, but I wouldn't use it because of the awful Jonas Brothers.
The verryyyyy bad band Jonas Brothers ruined this name.
The main character on the show The Unit is named Jonas.
I think this is a beautiful name, but I would never use it because of the phenom surrounding the Jonas Brothers.
Also used in Sweden.
Jonas Quinn is a character in the television series "Stargate SG-1."
As a surname, the Jonas Brothers are a famous teenage pop group currently popular among preteens.
Weezer has a song called "My Name Is Jonas".
I really love the name Jonas. It is one of my favorites. I think it can be youthful without being forever young. I also think it can be unique without being too strange. Contrary to popular belief, Jonas ranked in the top one thousand in the USA. I really hope it doesn't get too popular however, because I won't be able to use it on my future son if that happens!
Jonines, the Lithuanian midsummer festival, is celebrated on June 23, the eve of the feast of John the Baptist's birth. If your name is Jonas, this is your name day.

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