What does Deona mean?
Deona /de-ona/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Deona is "valley; church leader". Deona is an alternate form of Deanna (Old English): place name and occupational name. Compare last name Donia.
How popular is Deona?
Deona is a rare first name for females. Deona is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Deona and corresponding names. Dayana (#599 in 2014), Deena, Deanne, Deann, Deana and Deanna are the prominent alternative forms of Deona (outside Top 1000). Variants like Deeann are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5055%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.0668%, ▼86.8%), with the forms Deanna, Deana, Deann, Deanne and Deena becoming somewhat outmoded. Dayana (#599) is the most fashionable baby name among these, with this name undergoing a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Deona is pronounced similarly to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Dana▼, Danna▲, Dawna, Dayna▼, Deenya, Deionna, Dena▼, Denae, Denah, Denay, Deni, Denia, Denna, Denni, Denny, Dhana, Diana▲, Digna, Dina▼, Diona, Dionna, Dona▼, Donia, Donna▼, Donya, Duana, Duena, Duna, Dwana, Dyana and Dyna. Other recommended similar baby names are Demia, Demona, Dene, Deon, Deora, Devona, Dion, Dione, Keona, Leona▼ and Teona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Deona.