What does Ione mean?
Ione [ione] as a girls' name is pronounced eye-OHN. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Ione is "violet". Flower name. Actress Ione Skye.
(female) Inne, Iones, ..
(male) Ionea, Ionis, .. Middle name pairings:
Ione Tala (I.T.), ..
How popular is Ione?
Ione is a very popular first name for females (#1191 out of 4276, Top 28%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ione reached its peak position of #342 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Ionia is the only other popular alternative form of Ione appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Ione reached the peak of their popularity a century ago, but now, the version Ione has become less stylish.
Ione▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aine, Anh, Ann▼, Anne▼, Ayn, Win, Winne, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Other suggested similar names are Bonne, Dane, Dene, Dione, Ebone, Fione, Gene▼, Iana, Idona, Idone, Idonea (see Idona), Idonie, Ilane, Ilene▼, Ilke, Ilona, Ilone, Ilse, Ina▼, Ines, Inez▼, Inge, Innes, Io, Ioana, Iola▼, Iole, Iona▼, Ionya, Irene▼, Irine, Isme, Ivee, Ivie, Ivon, Ivonne, Jane▼, Joane, Jone, June▼, Kine, Lane, Lene, Leone▼, Lorne, Mone, Norne, Rene▼, Shone, Sine, Teone and Tine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ione.See names in meaning and etymology.