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Jonah is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Jonah.

The name Jonah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "dove". Jonah, the name of the Old Testament prophet who was swallowed by the whale, only to emerge unharmed three days later, is increasingly appreciated by parents looking for a biblical name less common than Jacob or Joshua, yet not too obscure. Plus, Jonah comes with a ready-made nursery-decorating motif. The appealing Jonah has been featured in such movies as Sleepless in Seattle"and Knocked Up and is currently represented by actor/writer Jonah Hill. Jonas is the Greek version.

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