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pinWhat does Mona mean?

Mona /mona/ [2 sylls.] 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 6 variants: Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Monna and Moyna.

Related girl names: Monica and Ramona.

Mona has 1 more alternative form via Madonna: Madona.

Kreatif forms: Memona, Momag, Moname. [more]

pinHow 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)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Mona for girls. Mona reached its peak rank of #260 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mona name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mona outside U.S.

Madonna, Monica (#538 in 2014) and Ramona are the popular variation forms of Mona ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.663%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1155%, 82.6% less), with the versions Madonna, Mona, Monica and Ramona becoming less stylish. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Mona and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mona, Madonna, Monica, Ramona in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Monica outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Mona is alike in pronunciation to Manya, Meena, Mena, Mina, Minna, Monay, Monet, Mouna, Mounia and Muna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dona, Iona, Jona, Lona, Mima, Min, Moia, Moja, Monca, Mone, Mora, Morna, Moya, Nona, Oona, Rona, Tona, Yona and Zona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mona.