Featured surname – JONES
- The most common surname in Jones . In the mid 19th century 14% of the Welsh population had the surname JONES but there were wide variations. The percentage increases to 31% in the Penllyn hundred of Merionethshire (the Bala Lake area) and drops down to 1% in parts of north west Pembrokeshire.
- Jones was the fourth most common name in England after, Smith, Taylor and Brown.
- Jones is the fourth most common name in the United States of America
- Jones is the second most common name in Australia and New Zealand after Smith.