Name Giona Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Giona


Giona is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Giona?

Giona is an Italian variant of the name Jonah, which is of Hebrew and Greek origin.

What does the name Giona mean?

Giona means “dove” (from Hebrew “yoná/יוֹנָה”) and originally derived from the ancient Greek word “oiōnós/οἰωνός” meaning “sign” or “omen”, because in ancient Greece the people believed that birds were sent by gods as a sign. Besides, Giona could be derived from the Greek word “Ionas” (Ίωνας) meaning “one of the Ionians”, “inhabitant of Ionia” or “member of the Greek tribe Ionians”.

Pronunciation of Giona

Popularity of the name Giona

The name Giona is ranked #10300 overall.

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