Yona

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Cherokee or variation of Jonah, Hebrew
"bear; dove"

Yona Origin and Meaning

The name Yona is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "bear; dove".

A name with a double animal connection via two distinct origins, one Native American and the other Hebrew and Biblical. Yona is rare in the US but not unknown: It was given to a dozen baby girls in 2021.

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Famous People Named Yona

  • Yona HarveyAmerican poet and author

Yona in Pop Culture

  • Yonaprincess character in anime "Akatsuki no Yona"/"Yona of the Dawn"
  • Yonacharacter in film Snowpiercer
  • Yonayak character in animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
  • YonahCherokee word for "bear"