Jonah Name Meaning

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Name of Jonah :
Though the Hebrew "Yonah" means dove, in the famous bible story of Jonah, the animal that saved him was actually a whale. The name has made a comeback in 1993 after a bright and cute kid character named Jonah Baldwin on the film" Sleepless in Seattle" becomes popular.
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Name Jonah :
Jonah Frank King is the son of journalists Dana Bash and John King. Jonah James Bayliss is a former American professional baseball relief pitcher. Jonah Tali Lomu is a New Zealand Rugby Union player. At 19 years old, he was the youngest All Black in the international game in 1994.
Variant Names of Jonah:

Jonas And Jonasco., Jonas, Jonasco

Yunus (Arabic), Ionas (Biblical Greek), Iona (Georgian), Jonas (Danish), Joonas (Finnish)

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Popularity Rank :

Jonah name was top ranked at 724 position in American during year 1970and most recently ranked at 143 position in American during year 2015


Name Jonah has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 885 position. 57527 numbers of people were named Jonah so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Jonah

Jonah Numerology :
Personality No. 5. People with name Jonah love freedom. They are intellectuals & may be creative but can’t manage money well. They may overindulge in intoxicants, sex or gambling. Person with Jonah having 5 as Personality number love traveling & also like change & adventure. They love socializing. They are versatile & astute. They are functional, resourceful & decisive. More Numerology

More About Name : Jonah

  • An Israelite prophet who according to the account in the book of Jonah resisted a divine call to preach repentance to the people of Nineveh, was swallowed and vomited by a great fish, and eventually carried out his mission.

  • Jonah was the name of a prophet swallowed a fish, as told in the Old Testament Book of Jonah.

Name Analysis of Jonah

Character Analysis of Jonah : Persons with the name Jonah, like to be in charge, whether that be upfront or from behind the scenes. They like to control and are generally quite sure of themselves. They can be very talented ‘actors’ in life and can put on the persona they wish others to see and believe.

Love Life of Jonah : Person like that their partner should inspire not only sexually but also at the level of intellect. Persons love to precede intercourse with dinners in candlelight.

Name Letter Analysis of Jonah

J : Persons make an exemplary friend and try hard to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable

O : Persons know where the moral high ground is, and always try to take it

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Jonah

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Jonah is Makar and Moon sign associated with the name Jonah is Capricorn.

The name Jonah has Earth element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name Jonah . The name Jonah having moon sign as Capricorn is represented by The Mountain Sea-Goat and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Jonah are optimistic and determined. They are full of life. They can easily compromise in difficult situations.

Other name options, having Capricorn moon sign are name starting with : Ja, Ji, Ju,Khi, Je, Khu, Khoo, Jo, Khe, Kho, Jn, Jw, Jy, Kh.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Jonah

The name Jonah is suitable for baby born in Sravana nakshatra

Sravana Nakshatra:

Lord: Chandra (Moon)
Symbol : Ear or Three Footprints
Deity : Vishnu, preserver of universe
Indian zodiac: 10° - 23°20' Makara
Western zodiac 6° - 19°20' Aquarius
Other name options, having Sravana nakashatra are name starting with : Ju, Khi, Je, Khu, Jo, Khe, Gha, Kho.

Famous Name Jonah

  • Jonah Bayliss

    (born August 13, 1980, in North Adams, Massachusetts) is a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates.


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