Jonah

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #133 in 2013 and #138 in 2014.

Famous People

Jonah Hill (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jonah Bobo (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jonah Ray (TV Actor), Jonah Blechman (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jonah Meyerson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jonah Jenkins (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From the Hebrew יוֹנָה ‎(yoná, “dove”).

Meaning(s):

-(biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.

-(nautical slang) A person who brings a ship bad luck.

-(Quran) The 10th sura (chapter) of the Quran

-(slang by extension of the nautical sense) Any person or object which is deemed to cause bad luck; a jinx.

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-).