Younes - boys name

Younes name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Younes name meaning:

The name Younes is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and historical meaning. It is derived from the name Yunus or Jonas, who is a prophet in Islamic tradition. Younes is an Arabic variant of the name Jonah, which means "dove" in Hebrew. In religious context, the dove symbolizes peace, purity, and divine guidance.

People named Younes are often associated with qualities such as compassion, gentleness, and a strong sense of justice. They are known for their peaceful nature and their ability to bring harmony to those around them. Furthermore, individuals with this name are believed to possess great intuition and wisdom, reflecting the qualities of the prophet Jonah.

The name Younes carries a deep spiritual significance and is often chosen by parents who desire their child to embody the values of peace, empathy, and the search for truth. It is a name that reflects a connection to faith and moral values, and it can have a profound impact on the character and destiny of those who bear it.


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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Younes

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