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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.


Variations

Mona has 6 variants: Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Monna and Moyna.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Monica and Ramona.

Mona has 1 more alternative form via Madonna: Madona.


Popularity

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 (#22791 out of 88799, Top 26%). (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.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Mona and corresponding names. 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 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Madonna, Mona, Monica and Ramona becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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


Similar 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.

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