Jonah: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Of Hebrew origin, meaning “dove,” it’s also the name of the dude in the Bible who got swallowed by a whale, so watch him closely on your family vacation to Sea World. (Not that you shouldn’t anyway.)



Famous people named Jonah:

Author Jonah Raskin; actors Jonah Bobo, Jonah Falcon, and Jonah Hill; baseball player Jonah Bayliss; jazz trumpeter Robert “Jonah” Jones.

Fun fact:

The Scandinavian and German version of Jonah is Jonas.

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