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What does Moina mean?

Moina Pronunciation of Moina [moina] as a name for girls. Moina means "noble, aristocratic; beloved". Moina is an alternate spelling of Mona (Irish, Gaelic). Moina is also a variant of Myrna (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: noble.


Moina has 3 variants: Monah, Monna and Moyna.

6 more different relations via Mona, Myrna: Meirna, Merna, Mirna, Morna, Muirna and Murna.

Creative forms:
(female) Moida, Moima, ..

(male) Moila, Moine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moina Irene (M.I.), ..

How popular is Moina?

Moina is a rare given name for women. Moina is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Mona (#1892 in recent rankings), Myrna, Monna, Merna and Mirna are the popular variation forms of Moina (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Moina were at the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.12%) and are now much less common. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merna, Mirna, Mona, Monna, Myrna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Moina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Moina is alike in pronunciation to Manya, Mayana, Meena, Mena, Mina, Minna, Minny, Miyana, Moana, Monay, Monet, Monnie, Mouna, Mounia and Muna. Other suggested similar names are Amina, Auina, Bina, China, Daina, Domina, Drina, Egina, Emina, Gina, Idina, Ioana, Irina, Jaina, Jina, Joana, Jolina, Josina, Kolina, Leina, Lonna, Madina, Mahina, Marna, Mdina, Mia, Mima, Min, Minda, Mira, Miya, Moia, Moira, Mone, Montina, Mora, Morena, Morine, Morisa, Morwina, Moyra, Neina, Nonna, Norna, Olina, Oona, Orina, Pnina, Polina, Rina, Romina, Ronna, Rosina, Sina, Solina, Tona, Trina, Wina, Zaina and Zorina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moina.

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