US Popularity:6679
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Bear; Dove
Yona is a gender-neutral name with Native American and Hebrew origins. A gorgeous definition to behold in the Hebrew side of things, the name Yona means “dove.” Not only does it have an animal connection but the dove is often a symbol of peace. This may lead your newborn to become a shining example in an often challenging world. On the Cherokee side of things, Yona means "bear." Bears in Native American cultures and myths represent wisdom. They are guardians and teachers, and sometimes even healers. Yona isn’t a common name around the world but perhaps the most famous bearer of this name is American poet and professor, Yona Harvey. Yona was one of the first two Black women to start writing for Marvel Comics.

Yona Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Yona is currently #3295 on The Bump
Boy:Yona is currently #2231 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Yona is currently #1820 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Yona is currently #6679 in U.S. births
Boy:Yona is currently #10326 in U.S. births
Girl:Yona is currently #12118 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 3049
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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