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Jonah Meaning


What does Jonah mean?

The name Jonah is of English origin.

The meaning of Jonah is "dove".

Jonah is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Jo-nah.

The Given Name Jonah

Jonah is a name with authenticness.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Wrap it up and take it home, Jonah may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jonah Hill, and Jonah Lotan.

Jonah Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 145 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,697 occurrences. It ranked 4,003 in baby name popularity for girls with 36 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 155 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,508 occurrences. It ranked 5,560 in baby name popularity for girls with 23 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Jonah has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jonah Name Popularity Page.

Jonah Related Names

The names Joona, Yona, Yonah, Yonas, Yonina, Yonit, Yonita are all forms of Jonah.

Famous Jonahs

  • Jonah ~ Biblical Character (Jonah 1:1)
  • Jonah Hill ~ Actor
  • Jonah Lotan ~ Actor

Jonah Numerology

What will your new littleJonah be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jonah are often kind and eager but most of all they are read more >>

Jonah Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jonah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jonah.

Just for fun, see the name Jonah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jonah in Nautical Flags page.