Name: Jonas

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jonas

  • Meaning:
    Dove
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JO nas); (YOH nas)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jonas

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A prophet of the Old Testament.

    Famous bearers include Jonas Salk, American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine and Disney's The Jonas Brothers (joe, Nick and Kevin Jonas) band.

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