McBride - Bumpus Genealogy
Anatomy of the " J " Surnames
Origin - Meanings of Surnames beginning with " J "
J O H N S
(Origin Hebrew) Gracious; God's grace.
J O H N S O N
The son of John. Son of John.
J O N E S
(Origin Hebrew) The same as John or Johns, and signifies gracious.
J U D D
(Origin Hebrew) From Juda, praise, confession, and signifies the confessor of God. Jode or Jood, in the Dutch, means Israelite, a jew; Jute, a native of Jutland.