After all this chronology surrounding the surname JONES [see last post], I thought there might be those who would like to see the words [for John] as they appear in the original languages. The earliest, is the Hebrew word. The English translation is given underneath. Let it speak for itself:
This is taken from: The Interlinear Bible, Hebrew English, Vol II, I Sam - Ps 55, by Baker, p.1123. Jay P. Green, Sr. was the general editor and translator. Published by Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1976.