What does Mona mean?
Mona [mona] as a girls' name is pronounced MOH-nah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mona is "noble, aristocratic". Also an Italian short form of Madonna. The "Mona Lisa", a portrait painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has inspired name blends. The name spread from Ireland in the mid 19th century.
Mona has 1 more alternative form via Madonna: Madona.Creative forms:
(female) Maena, Mota, ..
(male) Monai, Mota, .. Middle name pairings:
Mona Kayden (M.K.), ..
How popular is Mona?
Mona is a very prominent first name for women (#421 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#27970 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mona reached its peak rank of #248 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is presently at #1892. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Madonna, Monica (#560 in recent rankings), Monna and Ramona (#1076) are the popular variation forms of Mona (#1892 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Mona were at the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (median #918) and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions such as Mona becoming less stylish.
Mona▼ 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 Anna▼, Arna, Buna, Byna, Dana▼, Dena▼, Dina▼, Diona, Dona▼, Donna▼, Edna▼, Euna, Fina, Gana, Gina▼, Hena, Ilona, Iona▼, Jena▼, Jona, Lena▼, Lina, Lona▼, Mata, Mesa, Meta▼, Meya, Mima, Min, Minta▼, Mirna, Miya▲, Mo, Moia, Moja, Monca, Mone, Monika, Mora, Morena, Morna, Moya, Moyra, Nona▼, Oona, Rhona, Rona, Ronna, Sana, Shona, Teona, Tiona, Tona, Unna, Wina, Yana, Yoana, Yona, Zina and Zona▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mona.See names in meaning and etymology.