Yonah

Yonah - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Yonah, meaning dove, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #2536. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yonah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Yonah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Yonah. The baby boy name Yonah was given to 12 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2862 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 136,755 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yonah peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 2141.



Famous with this name

Yonah Lewis
Masayuki Yonaha


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Yonah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yonah is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,046 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,046.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Yonah is where you live.


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Yonah origin and meaning

Yonah is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dove. To see famous people named Yonah, pop culture references for the name Yonah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Yonah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Yonah, sorted by popularity.

Yohan / Yoni / Yanni / Yona / Yan / Yianni / Yuma / Yoneo / Yohann / Yama /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122862
20112701
20102925
20092291
20083169
20072876
20062474
20052850
20042503
20032827
20022351
20012141
20002568
19982717
19962268
19952325
19942261
19932600
19892966
19862206
19852151
19832610
19812536

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1046

Even more about Yonah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Yonah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Yonah?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Yonah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 136,755
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1981
2012 births +12

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