Yonah is a ♂ boy’s name.
Yonah (יוֹנָה) is a Hebrew name which occurs in the bible. In the Old Testament Yonah 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 Yonah overboard and he was swallowed by a fish. After three days and three nights, he emerged from the fish alive and went to Nineveh. The English form of the name is Jonah.
Yonah means “dove” (from Hebrew “yoná/יוֹנָה”).
The name Yonah is ranked #629 overall.
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