Jonah

♂ Name Jonah – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jonah

Jonah is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jonah

Jonah is a biblical name, which derived from the Hebrew name Yonah. In the Old Testament Jonah was a prophet, who fled by boat, because he was commanded by God to preach in Nineveh. As punishment, God sent a storm, the other sailors threw Jonah overboard and he was swallowed by a fish. After three days and three nights, he emerged from the fish alive and went to Nineveh.

Meaning of Jonah

Jonah means “dove” (from Hebrew “yoná/יוֹנָה”).

Pronunciation of Jonah

Alternate spelling of Jonah

Yonah

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Name Statistic: Jonah is ranked #231 overall ↓ -30

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 774 ↓ -64
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 626 ↓ -50
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 959 ↓ -5
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 347 ↓ -36
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 92 ↓ -11
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1068 ↓ -5
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1760 ↓↓ -116
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 650 ↓ -55
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1185 ↓ -48
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 370 ↓ -47
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 767 ↓ -48
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 514 ↑↑ 6828
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 180 ↓ -14
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1066 ↑ 17
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1092 ↓ -93
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4031 ↑↑ 297
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 673 ↓ -54
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 854 ↓ -90

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