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Yonas

First Name
351
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
331
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yonas mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yonas

User Submitted Origins

African
45%
Hebrew
30%
Greek
16%
Amharic
7%
Arabic
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 6 people from all over the world agree the name Yonas is of Hebrew origin and means "Dove".
  2. A user from South Africa says the name Yonas is of African origin and means "'In xhosa 'It's a person that is caring , mostly for children ,a person with a kind heart".
  3. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yonas is of African origin and means "Bird".
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Notable Persons Named Yonas

Notable Persons Named Yonas

Yonas

Yonas is a hip hop music, alternative hip hop, and pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Yonas was born on November 21st, 1987 in New York City.

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Yonas Kifle

Yonas was born on November 5th, 1977 in Eritrea. Yonas is also known as Yonas Andebrhan Kifle.

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Yonas Tekle

Yonas Tekle is an athlete for the Grorud IL.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yonas

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yonas

Yonas

Yonas is a hip hop music, alternative hip hop, and pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Yonas was born on November 21st, 1987 in New York City.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yonas U.S.
  White 14.50% 64.26%
  African American 82.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yonas

People with the last name Yonas are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Yonas

  • How Popular is the name Yonas? Yonas is the 20,676th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yonas was the 60,790th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yonas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 351 babies born with the first name Yonas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yonas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yonas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yonas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yonas is Saturday, September 27th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Yonas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yonas was in 2003 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Yonas Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yonas is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Yonas: The name spelled backwards is Sanoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Asyno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yonas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 331 people with the last name Yonas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yonas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yonas as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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