Ethiopian, Amharic, variation of Jonas"dove"
Yonas Origin and Meaning
The name Yonas is a boy's name .
With the fast-rising Jonah having cracked the Top 200 and the more surname-esque Jonas not far behind, parents who love this Biblical classic may want a more unique alternative. Yonas is the variation used in Ethiopia, carrying the same sweet and gentle meaning "dove", along with the associations with the Old Testament prophet who was famously swallowed by a whale.
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