US Popularity:214
Jonah is a masculine name of Hebrew origins. The name derives from the Hebrew word "Yonah," meaning "dove," sharing ties with prophet Jonah, who was a leading figure in the Book of Jonah. As legend has it, the namesake prophet was swallowed by a whale, only to reappear on land days later unharmed. While superstitious sailors might not be confident with a Jonah on board, baby's dove-like qualities are sure to bring peace to life's rocky waters.

Famous People Named Jonah

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  • Jonah Bobo
  • Jonah Bowling
  • Jonah Hill
  • Jonah Peretti

Jonah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jonah is currently #357 on The Bump
Boy:Jonah is currently #96 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jonah is currently #214 in U.S. births
Boy:Jonah is currently #82 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 27
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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