Namesakes

Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) James Earl Jones   1991   Gabriel's Fire  
Fictional Characters from Books: 2 characters, 1 hero
Tom Jones   1749   Tom Jones  
Bridget Jones   1996   Bridget Jones's Diary  
Coraline Jones   2002   Coraline  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
Indiana Jones   1981   Raiders of the Lost Ark  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Calliope Jones   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Yetta Rosenberg Jones   1993   The Nanny  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 basketball, 2 football
(football) David "Deacon" Jones   1980  
(basketball) Sam Jones   1983  
(basketball) K. C. Jones   1989  
(football) Stan Jones   1991  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 13 actors, 8 actresses, 1 comedian/actor
Avonia Jones   1839-1867  
Griffith Jones   1909-2007  
Emrys Jones   1915-1972  
Jennifer Jones   1919-2009  
James Earl Jones   1931-  
Donald Jones   1932-2004  
Shirley Jones   1934-  
Terry Jones   1942-  
Ellis Jones   1943-  
Tommy Lee Jones   1946-  
Sam J. Jones   1954-  
Cherry Jones   1956-  
Vinnie Jones   1965-  
Toby Jones   1966-  
Mandana Jones   1967-  
Catherine Zeta-Jones   1969-  
Rupert Penry-Jones   1970-  
Rashida Jones   1976-  
January Jones   1978-  
Matt Jones   1981-  
Finn Jones   1988-  
Leeon Jones   1993-  
Notable Athletes: 16 football, 4 basketball, 2 rugby, 2 soccer, 1 cricket, 1 driving, 1 golf
(golf) Bobby Jones   1902-1971  
(football) Stan Jones   1931-2010  
(basketball) K. C. Jones   1932-  
(basketball) Sam Jones   1933-  
(football) David "Deacon" Jones   1938-2013  
(driving) Alan Jones   1946-  
(basketball) DeLisha Milton-Jones   1974-  
(basketball) Asjha Jones   1980-  
(soccer) Jermaine Jones   1981-  
(rugby) Alun Wyn Jones   1985-  
(football) Jason Jones   1986-  
(football) Reshad Jones   1988-  
(football) Taiwan Jones   1988-  
(football) Julio Jones   1989-  
(cricket) Malachi Jones   1989-  
(rugby) Harry Jones   1989-  
(football) Jarvis Jones   1989-  
(football) Barrett Jones   1990-  
(football) Chris Jones   1990-  
(football) Datone Jones   1990-  
(football) DaQuan Jones   1991-  
(football) Abry Jones   1991-  
(soccer) Phil Jones   1992-  
(football) Roosevelt Nix (a.k.a. Jones)   1992-  
(football) T. J. Jones   1992-  
(football) Seantavius Jones   1992-  
(football) Taiwan Jones   1993-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Ellis Jones   1943-  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians
George Jones   1931-2013   country  
Quincy Jones   1933-   R&B, funk, soul, jazz, hip hop, rock  
Olympic Medalists: 12 gold, 8 bronze, 5 silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/gold/silver, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Marion Jones Farquhar   1900   tennis  
(bronze) Orus Jones   1904   golf  
(gold) Samuel Jones   1904   high jump  
(gold) Christopher Jones   1920   water polo  
(silver) Ken Jones   1948   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Wallace Jones   1948   basketball  
(bronze) Patricia Jones   1948   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Barbara Jones   1952; 1960   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Lou Jones   1956   4x400 m relay  
(gold) K. C. Jones   1956   basketball  
(silver) Brenda Jones   1960   800 m  
(bronze) David Jones   1960   4x100 m relay  
(bronze/gold) Hayes Jones   1960; 1964   110 m hurdles  
(silver) Bobby Jones   1972   basketball  
(silver) Dwight Jones   1972   basketball  
(gold) Lam Jones   1976   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Earl Jones   1984   800 m  
(bronze) Carolyn Jones   1992   basketball  
(gold) Esther Jones   1992   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Jacque Jones   1996   baseball  
(silver) Michellie Jones   2000   triathlon  
(gold) DeLisha Milton-Jones   2000; 2008   basketball  
(gold) Asjha Jones   2012   basketball  
(silver/gold) Cullen Jones   2008; 2012   swimming  
(bronze/gold/silver) Leisel Jones   2000; 2004; 2008; 2012   swimming  
(gold) Jade Jones   2012   taekwondo  
(gold) Jennifer Jones   2014   curling  
(bronze) Jenny Jones   2014   snowboarding  
Oscar Award Winners: 3 actresses, 1 actor
(actress) Jennifer Jones   1943   The Song of Bernadette  
(actress) Shirley Jones   1960   Elmer Gantry  
(actor) Tommy Lee Jones   1993   The Fugitive  
(actress) Catherine Zeta-Jones   2002   Chicago  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Edward P. Jones   2004   The Known World  
Saints: 1 blessed, 1 saint
Blessed Edward Jones   ?-1590  
Saint John Jones   ?-1598  
Title Characters: 2 musicals, 1 book, 1 book/film, 1 song
(musical) Johnny Jones   1904   Little Johnny Jones  
(musical) Carmen Jones   1943   Carmen Jones  
(song) Casey Jones   1902; 1970   The Ballad of Casey Jones; Casey Jones  
(book) Bridget Jones   1996   Bridget Jone's Diary  
(book/film) Coraline Jones   2002; 2009   Coraline