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


Junis is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Junis thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Junis?

The boy’s name Junis is a form of the Arabic name Younes, which derived from the biblical name Jonah. It is also a variation of the name Johannes. In Scandinavia, Junis is a feminine form of Jonah.

What does the name Junis mean?

Junis means “dove”, “one of the Ionians”, “inhabitant of Ionia” or “member of the Greek tribe Ionians” (from Younes or Jonah) and “Yahweh is gracious” (from Johannes).

Other variants and nicknames

Similar names of Junis are Jun, Junaid, Junana, Junes, Jungkook, Jungwon, Junho, Junias, Junichiro, Junio, Junior, Junito, Junius, Junki, Junmo, Junot, Junsu and Junus. Popular nicknames are Ju, Juju, Jun, Juni, Junibear or Junicorn. Anagrams for Junis are Jisun and Sujin.

Junis - the dove

In Christianity, the dove symbolizes the holy spirit. In general, the dove is as symbol of peace. There are other names that mean dove as well, such as Calum, Colm, Columba, Jonah, Jonas or Yunus for boys and Columba, Dove, Jemima, Paloma and Chenoa for girls.

Famous people named Junis

  • Junis Marlon Noreick (born 2000) is a German actor, who was awarded the Grimme Prize.
  • The Afghan Politician Junis Chalis (1919 - 2006) belonged to the Khugiani tribe of Pashtuns. He was a mujahideen commander in Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan War. He founded the Hezb-i-Islami party.

Pronunciation of Junis

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Popularity of the name Junis

The name Junis is ranked #1806 overall.

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