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


Yonas is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Yonas

Yonas is a variant of the name Jonas, which is of Hebrew and Greek origin.

What is the meaning of the name Yonas?

Yonas 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, Yonas 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 Yonas

Variants of the name Yonas

Jonas Jonás

Popularity of the name Yonas

The name Yonas is ranked #3423 overall.

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