Yona | יוֹנָה
- English Name: Jonah
- Meaning: Dove or Pigeon
In the Bible, Yonah was the hesitant prophet who ran away from delivering a message to the city of Nineveh and was swallowed by a giant fish. This story is read in synagogue on Yom Kippur.
- Gender: Both
- Origin: Hebrew
- Alternate Spellings: Yonah
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