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What does Jonina mean?

Jonina Pronunciation of Jonina [jon-i-na] as a girls' name is pronounced yoh-NEE-nah, joh-NEE-nah. It is of Israeli origin, and the meaning of Jonina is "little dove". Modern name used as a feminine form of John; variant of Joni.

Affiliated girl name: Yonina.

Associated with: israeli, little, modern.


23 related forms via Joni: Jana, Jania, Janie, Janna, Janny, Jayna, Jeni, Jenie, Jinna, Joana, Joanie, Joanna, Johna, Johnna, Johnnae, Jonae, Jonay, Jonee, Jonie, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni and Jonnie.

Creative forms:
(female) Jonija, Jonino, ..

(male) Jonija, Jonine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jonina Bennett (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jonina?

Jonina is an uncommonly occurring given name for women and an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular related forms of Jonina (not ranked) are Jana (#1011 last year), Jania, Janie (#1396), Janna, Jayna, Jeni, Joana, Joanie, Joanna (#306), John, Johna, Johnna, Joni, Jonna and Jonnie. Other forms, like Jonie, are uncommon. These forms of Jonina were popular with parents 35 years ago (average #1147) and are now much less common (#1780, down 62%), with versions such as John becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jana, Jania, Janie, Janna, Jayna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeni, Joana, Joanie, Joanna, John in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jonina is pronounced similarly to Gianina, Janina, Jannina, Jeanina and Jenina. Other recommended names are Anina, Annina, Arnina, Bobina, Colina, Corina, Donika, Donna, Dorina, Hanina, Ionia, Jaina, Janica, Janika, Janita, Jeanine, Jenene, Jenica, Jenika, Jenine, Jenita, Jensina, Jina, Jinia, Jobina, Jobyna, Jocia, Jocinta, Joia, Jolana, Jolena, Jolinda, Joline, Jona, Joneva, Jonisa, Jonita, Jorgina, Josana, Josina, Jovana, Jovena, Jovina, Jovita, Kenina, Korina, Lonna, Moina, Monica, Monika, Monna, Montina, Nonna, Norina, Ornina, Penina, Pnina, Polina, Rodina, Ronna, Rosina, Rozina, Solina, Sonia, Tonica, Tonina, Yonita, Zenina, Zonia and Zorina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jonina.

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