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What does Iona mean?


Name:
Iona
Pronunciation:
\i(o)-na\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
Not Provided
Origin:
Greek
Relate Names:
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Name Sounds Like:
Variant Forms:
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Popularity

Iona is a very popular first name for women (#1111 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Iona \i(o)-na\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin. Place name: an island in the Hebrides where Saint Columba (sixth century) founded a monastery of the Celtic Church. Orchestra conductor Iona Brown. Baby names that sound like Iona are Oona, Ina, Iana, Ioana, Ione, Ionia, Ionya, Yona and Jona. Other similar baby names are Ilona, Nona, Tona, Dona, Idona, Iola, Lona, Mona, Rona and Zona. View a list of the 2 names that reference Iona.