What does Lona mean?
Lona /lona/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Latin derivation, and Lona means "oak tree; lion". Lona is an alternate spelling of Loni (Hebrew, Latin): variation of Alona (Hebrew) "oak tree" . Lono is a conventional surname.
How popular is Lona?
Lona is a very popular first name for females (#1125 out of 4276, Top 26%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#17613 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lona for girls. Lona reached its apex rank of #327 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Lona are Lonnie, Lonna, Lonie and Loni. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2922%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Lona, Lonie and Lonnie becoming less trendy. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lona and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Lona▼ is pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana▲, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Leana, Leena, Leeona, Leina, Lena▲, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenna▼, Lenya, Leona▼, Leoni, Leonia, Leowna, Leyna, Liana▲, Lina▼, Linah, Linea, Linna, Luana, Luna▲, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah, Lynea and Lynna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dona▼, Iona▼, Jona, Lane, Lene, Leone▼, Lin, Linn, Lola▲, Lora▼, Lorna▼, Lyn▼, Lynn▼, Mona▼, Nona▼, Oona, Rona, Tona, Yona and Zona▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lona.