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What does Jonay mean?

Jonay Pronunciation of Jonay [jon-ay] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Jonay means "God is gracious". Jonay is an alternate form of Johnna (Hebrew): feminine of John and Jon.

Associated with: gracious.


Jonay has 11 variants: Jana, Janna, Johna, Johnnae, Johnnie, Jonae, Joni, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni and Jonnie.

4 more relations via Johnna: Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonell and Jonita.

Creative forms:
(female) Jinay, Joanay, ..

(male) Jonly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jonay Alyvia (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jonay?

Jonay is an unusual given name for women. Jonay is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Jonay (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Jana (#1011 the previous year), Janna, Johna, Johnna, Johnnie, Jonell, Joni, Jonna and Jonnie. Other forms, like Jonae, are uncommon. These forms of Jonay were popular with parents 55 years ago (median #917) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions such as Joni becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jana, Janna, Johna, Johnna, Johnnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jonell, Joni, Jonna, Jonnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jonna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jonay is alike in pronunciation to Genae, Ginny, Jaina, Janaeh, Janah, Janais, Janaya, Janaye, Jannae, Jannah, Janney, Jayna, Jeanay, Jeena, Jenae, Jeni, Jenie, Jenna, Jennay, Jenni, Jinna, Jona, Jonee, Junae and Junia. Other recommended names are Danay, Denay, Dinay, Donnay, Jandy, Jay, Jency, Joan, Jobey, Joby, Joda, Jodey, Jody, Joely, Joey, Joia, Jola, Jolan, Joley, Joly, Jonati (see Yonina), Jone, Jonel, Jonet, Jorah, Jorey, Jorry, Josey, Josy, Joy, Joya, Monay, Ranay, Renay, Ronay and Rosay. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jonay.

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