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Jonas

Jonas is a Lithuanian male name, the Lithuanian form of John which comes from Hebrew Yochanan meaning “Yahweh is gracious”. Jonas is also the Greek form of Jonah meaning “dove” from Hebrew yona(h). Jonas is also a surname.

Origin: Hebrew

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Variants:

  • Jonah (English)
  • Yonah (Hebrew)
  • Yunus (Arabic, Turkish)
  • Ionas (Biblical Greek & Latin)
  • Iona (Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin)
  • Jonáš (Czech, Slovak)
  • Joona (Finnish)
  • Joonas (Finnish)
  • Jónas (Icelandic)

 

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