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Meaning and name origin

Jona \j(o)-na\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jona), has the meaning "God is gracious" and is a variant of John (Hebrew), biblical: the name of the longest-lived of the 12 apostles, who was especially loved by Christ.

Jona has 4 variant forms: Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jonnie.

Jona is also pronounced similarly to Janna, Jano, Jeno, Jino, Jonah and Jonny. Other suggested similar baby names are Jan, Johan, Johnn, Jon, Jonas, Jonn and June.


Jona is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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