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Gender: Male Meaning of Yonah: "dove" Origin of Yonah: Hebrew variation of Jonah

The name Yonah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "dove". Yonah and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name the Multiples!".

From the experts:

This form of the stylish Old Testament name is too close to the feminine Yona.

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Famous People Named Yonah

Yonah ben Abraham Gerondi, Spanish rabbi and moralist; cousin of Nahmanides
Yonah Acosta, Cuban ballet dancer;
Yonah Martin, Canadian Senator (female)

Pop Culture References for the name Yonah

Yonah means bear in Cherokee



gnolib Says:


I said this for Yona, and I'll say it again for Yonah. I really hate some of nameberry's comments. Yonah/Yona is a great name.

Zelliew Says:


I prefer Jonah

dbmermels15 Says:


The caption for this name is uncalled for.