What does Yona mean?
Yona /yona/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Yona's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Yona is "dove". Yona is a version of Yonina (Hebrew). Yana is a familiar surname.
Yona has 1 variant: Yonah.more]
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)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Yona for girls. Yona has not made it into the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Yona is alike in pronunciation to Agna, Aina, Ana▲, Anna, Eena, Ena▼, Euna, Iana, Ina▼, Ioana, Iona▼, Ionia, Ionya, Oona, Oonah, Una▼, Unna, Wina, Yana, Yanna, Yionna, Yna, Yoana, Yoanah and Yoanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dona▼, Lona▼, Mona▼, Nona▼, Rona, Tona, Yann, Yola, Yuma and Zona▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yona.