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Ilona meaning and name origin

Ilona \i-lo-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced eye-LOH-nah, eye-LONE-ah. It is of Hungarian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Ilona is "light". Variant of Helen. Also carries the connotation of "beautiful", because of the beauty of Helen of Troy.

Ilona has 9 variant forms: Elona, Ellona, Elonna, Illona, Ilone, Ilonka, Ilonna, Yllona and Yionna.

For more information, see also the related name Alona.

Baby names that sound like Ilona are Ilana and Ilena.

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Popularity of Ilona

Ilona is a very popular first name for women (#1804 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Ilona for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Ilona with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Ilona name in U.S.
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