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

2021

Junus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Junus?

Junus is an Albanian variant of the Arabic and Turkish name Yunus, which goes back to the Hebrew name Yonah (יוֹנָה).

What does the name Junus mean?

Junus 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, Junus 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 Junus

Variants of the name Junus

Younus Yunus

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Popularity of the name Junus

The name Junus is ranked #2021 overall.

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