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Yona

What does Yona mean?

Yona Pronunciation of Yona [yona] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Yona is "dove". Yona is a version of Yonina (Hebrew).

Variations

Yona has 1 variant: Yonah.

6 more related forms via Yonina: Jona, Jonati, Jonina, Yoninah, Yonit and Yonita.

Creative forms:
(female) Yonai, Yora, ..

(male) Yolo, Yonai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yona Karis (Y.K.), ..

How popular is Yona?

Yona is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jona is the only prominent alternative form of Yona (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Yona was common among parents 55 years ago (#1788). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jona in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yona and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yona is alike in pronunciation to Aenya, Aina, Ainah, Ana, Anni, Eionia, Ena, Ennya, Enya, Ianna, Inah, Inya, Ioanah, Iona, Ionia, Ionie, Juana, Oni, Oonagh, Unah, Yanna, Yionna, Yna, Yoana and Yoannah. Other suggested similar names are Arona, Bina, Bogna, Buna, Byna, Dena, Deona, Dona, Duna, Dyna, Elona, Fina, Fyona, Gina, Hana, Idona, Keona, Kina, Lona, Lorna, Mena, Moina, Mona, Mouna, Muna, Nona, Orna, Rona, Ronna, Sana, Sena, Sina, Tana, Tena, Tiona, Tona, Vena, Viona, Vyna, Xena, Yann, Yara, Yllona, Yola, Yula, Yuma, Yuta, Yvonna, Zana and Zona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yona.

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