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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 has 6 variant forms: Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Monna and Moyna.

For more information, see also related girl names Monica and Ramona.


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).

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

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

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).

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

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

Similar Names

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.