Jona name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew and Arabic
Usage: Scandinavian, English, Hebrew, Faroese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Tamil
Pronunciation: j(o)-na
Meaning: Yahweh is Gracious, Who has Red Cheeks and Dove
Rashi: Makara
Nakshatra: Uttara Ashadha
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What does Jona mean?

Uncommon unisex name Jona is originated from Hebrew and Arabic and is used prevalently in Danish, Scandinavian, English, Norwegian, Swedish, Faroese, Finnish, Hebrew and Tamil languages, meaning of Jona is "Yahweh is Gracious, Who has Red Cheeks or Dove".

Jona is a form of perennial, widely accepted and biblical Jonas. Jonas is version of biblical and famed Johannes. Jonas is form of John in Lithuanian language. Also Jonas is form of Jonah in Scandinavian and Greek languages.

Jonas is also form of The Hebrew Name יוֹנָה in Latin and Greek languages. Jonas is also Latin cognate of Jöns. Jonas means He that Oppresses, Destroyer and Peaceful Being is originated from Hebrew.

Jona is a version of ever lasting, lofty and biblical Jonathan. Jonathan is form of The Hebrew Name יוֹנָתָן, Which is a Contracted Form of Hebrew יְהוֹנָתָן Meaning Yahweh has Given in Greek and Latin languages.

Jonathan means Yahweh has Given, Gift of Yahweh and Yahweh has Given Gift of Yahweh has its origin in Hebrew. Jona is version of perpetual and biblical Jonah. Jonah means The Dove is originated from Hebrew.

Jona is variation of biblical, enduring and cherished John. John is shortened form of Johannes. John is English and German form of Johannes. Origin of Queer John is in Hebrew, meaning of John is "God is Merciful and Yahweh is Gracious Yahweh is Merciful".

Jona is form of commonly accepted, conifer and biblical Johanna. Johanna is variant form of biblical and enduring Jeanne. Johanna is Latin and Greek equivalent of Ιωαννης. Meaning of Johanna is God is Merciful and Yahweh is Gracious is of Hebrew origin.

Jona is feminine version of Jon. Jon is a variant of perennial and biblical John. Also Jon is a variant form of biblical and well-known Jona. Jon is also version of Ión.

Jon is also variant of popular and biblical Jonas. Jon is Low German and Nordic cognate of John. Jon means God has Given, God is Gracious and Jehovah has been Gracious has its origin in Hebrew.

How do I pronounce Jona?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Jona is j(o)-na.

Variants of Jona

Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Jon, Jonas, John, Jonah, Johanna, Jonathan, Ión, Yonah, Johannes, Jöns, Johnas, Dejohn, Gianni, Jackie, Yanis, Aaronjohn, John Paul, Giona, Jeanne, Hansi, Alek, Lexia, Jehonathan, Janathan, Jonny, Jonathandavid, Jonette

Names that rhyme with Jona

How popular is the name Jona?

Jona is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1922 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1964, it ranked 1496th when 57 girl were named Jona.

There are over 2041 babies that have been given the name Jona in United States. Jona is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 500 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 443 on boy names chart when 33 babies were named Jona.

Jona is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 2001 and achieved its top ranking of 2964 in 2014.

In France, it has been in use since 1996 but could not make beyond the top 3000. There are over 149 babies that have been given the name Jona in France.

Also, it is uncommon in Switzerland, where it has been in use since 2001 and peaked in 2010 when it ranked 316th. Over 244 people have been named Jona in Switzerland.

In Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 but could not make beyond the top 600. There are over 292 babies that have been given the name Jona in Belgium.

Jona is a rare baby name in Netherlands where it is still in use. But Jona is a popular baby name in Philippines where every 1 in 5000 have the name as well as in India.

According to our estimate, over 50000 babies have been named Jona globally.

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Jona in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Jona?

You act cold around people not because you are insensitive as they believe but scared of getting carried away by your emotions. When it comes to love, you are a passionate lover but hard to commit. Wait until you find the right one. Nothing can change your mind about something if you truly believe you are the one that's right. It's so hard to find someone who fights for true values and doesn't pretend to be something he's not.

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Famous people named Jona

  • Jona von Ustinov, German journalist and diplomat
  • Jona Lewie, English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  • Jona Viray, first Pinoy Pop Superstar Grand winner
  • Jona Senilagakali, Fijian medical doctor and diplomat
  • Jona Bechtolt, electronic musician and multimedia artist based
  • Jona Weinhofen, Australian metalcore guitarist and musician
  • Jonatha Brooke in Return to Never Land as Music Department
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  • Jona Xiao in Alice Upside Down as Actress
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