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What does Yonas mean?

Yonas Pronunciation of Yonas [yonas] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yonas is "dove". The English form is Jonas.


(male) Yanas, ..

(female) Yora, ..

Yonas Zaiden (Y.Z.), ..

How popular is Yonas?

Yonas is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Jonas (#429 IN RECENT RANKINGS) is the only prominent alternative form of Yonas (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Yonas was at its most widespread in the year 2008 (#274) and is somewhat less today (#429, 39.3% LESS USAGE). (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jonas outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yonas is pronounced similarly to Aeneas, Aineas, Eneas, Enis, Enneas, Ennis, Enos, Ines, Innes, Innis, Ioanis and Yannis. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Boas, Colas, Rodas, Tomas, Yanai and Zenas. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yonas.

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