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pinWhat does Jona mean?

Jona /jona/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Jona) is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Jona means "God is gracious". Jona is a variant form of John (Hebrew) with the suffix -a.


pinVariations

Jona has 4 variants: Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny and Jonnie.

Jona has 29 more alternative forms via John: Anno, Ean, Eion, Hans, Ian, Jack, Jan, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Joao, Jock, Jocko, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johnn, Johon, Jon, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Vanya and Zane.

Kreatif forms: Jobna, Johnna, Jorna. [more]

pinHow popular is Jona?

Jona is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jona and related names. Ean (#997 the previous year), Hans, Ian (#77), Jack (#41), Jan, Jean, Jens, Johan (#579), Johann, John (#26), Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny (#299), Jon (#675), Jonnie, Jovan, Juan (#98), Juwan and Zane (#224) are the popular variation forms of Jona (unlisted). These forms of Jona were popular with parents 84 years ago (adoption of 0.42%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.31%, 24.7%). John has generally been popular among parents, although Johan seems to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Johnnie are now less common. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Hans, Ian, Jack, Jan in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jean, Johan, Johann, John, Johnie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jonnie, Jovan in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juan, Juwan, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ian, Jack, Jens, Johan, John, Zane outside U.S.


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Jona is pronounced similarly to Geno, Gino, Janna, Jannai, Jano, Jeno, Jino, Jonah, Jonny, Juneau and Junio. Other suggested similar baby names are Abna, Dana, Jada, Janak, Janan, Jo, Joab, Job, Jobe, Joby, Jodi, Jody, Joe, Joed, Joel, Joey, Johar, Jomal, Jomar, Jonas, Jones, Jonn, Jontae, Jonte, Joop, Joos, Joram, Joran, Jorg, Jori, Jorn, Jory, Jose, Josh, Josia, Joss, Josua, Jove, Jovi, Jozua, June and Kana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jona.

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