Meaning and name origin
Mona \m(o)-na\ as a girl's 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 is a very popular first name for females (#421 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22791 out of 88799, Top 26%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mona for girls. Mona reached its highest rank of #260 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mona and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Monica (#538), Ramona, Mona and Madonna. (2014 statistics).
Mona▼ is also pronounced similarly 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.