First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yoni

User Submitted Origins

Native American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Yoni is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift from God. Gods Gift".
  2. A user from California, U.S. says the name Yoni is of English origin and means "Gift of god".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Yoni means "Yoni short for Yonatan. Yo = God. Natan = Gave".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Yo"ni
The symbol under which Sakti, or the personification of the female power in nature, is worshiped. Cf. Lingam.

Etymology: Skr. yōni


Borrowed from Sanskrit योनि (yoni).

  1. The vulva or vagina, or a symbol of them, especially as an object of veneration within certain types of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other cultures.

yoni was also found in the following language(s): French and Pali

Notable Persons Named Yoni

Notable Persons Named Yoni

Yoni Wolf

Yoni Wolf is an alternative hip hop, underground hip hop, and indie rock musician. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Yoni was given the name Jonathan Avram Wolf on April 30th, 1979.

Yoni Cohen-Idov

Yoni was born on May 31st, 1980.

Yoni Appelbaum

Yoni Appelbaum is a politics editor and the atlantic.

Yoni Buyens

Yoni Buyens is a soccer player for the K.R.C. Genk, Lierse S.K., KV Mechelen, Standard Liège, Charlton Athletic F.C., Belgium national under-19 football team, and Belgium national under-21 football team. Yoni was born on March 10th, 1988 in Duffel.

Yoni Rechter

Yoni Rechter is a rock music, progressive rock, jazz, and classical music singing, composer, pianist, and arrangement. He plays Piano and Rhodes piano. His ongoing career started in 1972. Yoni was born on November 18th, 1951.

Yoni Bloch

Yoni was born on August 11th, 1981.

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    Basketball Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yoni

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yoni


Yoni is a soccer player for the UD Vecindario, CD Tenerife, O Elvas C.A.D., Odivelas F.C., UD Pájara Playas de Jandía, CD San Isidro, G.D. Estoril Praia, UD Gáldar, C.F. Estrela da Amadora, and CS Pandurii Târgu Jiu. Yoni was born on March 19th, 1979 in Las Palmas. Yoni is also known as Yoni.


Fun Facts about the name Yoni

  • How Popular is the name Yoni? Yoni is the 13,430th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yoni have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 717 babies born with the first name Yoni in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yoni to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yoni? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Yoni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yoni is Monday, August 18th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Yoni born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yoni was in 2005 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Yoni Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yoni is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Yoni: The name spelled backwards is Inoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Inoy. How do you pronounce that?
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