What does Mona mean?
Mona \m(o)-na\ 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.
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)
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%, down 82.6%), 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)
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.