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Name Jonas - Meaning and origin

Name Jonas - Meaning and origin


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Origin of first name:

Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

From "Yônah", Jonah is a name of Hebrew origin which literally means "dove". Many times mentioned in the Bible, Jonah is the name of one of the twelve little prophets of Jesus. For disobeying an order from the Lord, he was punished in the belly of a whale for 3 days. Although relatively rare, Jonah is not a name that has completely disappeared from current usage. Jonah was a real success during the 17th century, but was not introduced in France until the 20th century.

Celebrities:

Argentinian footballer Jonás Manuel Gutiérrez, German opera singer Jonas Kaufmann, Swedish writer Jonas Jonasson, American biologist Jonas Edward Salk (the originator of the cure for polio), Lithuanian director and eccentrist Jonas Mekas, the French footballer Jonas Martin ...
What future for your little Jonah to you?

His character :

Spiritual, frank and simple, the Jonas are also balanced, peaceful and serene. They always have an optimistic attitude and their unshakable enthusiasm makes them always the first to go on an adventure. Extremely generous, they are also very sociable ... that happiness!

Derivatives:

Giona, Ion, Jona, Jonah, Yona, Younes, Youness ...

His party :

September 21st.

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