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Meaning and Name Origin

Oona \o(o)-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced OO-nah. It is of Scottish, Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Una (Latin) "one". Playwright Eugene O'Neill gave this name to his daughter.


Variations

Oona has 2 variants: Oonagh and Una.

For more information, see also the related girl name Agnes.

Oona has 4 more alternative forms via Una: Euna, Unagh, Unah and Unna.


Popularity

Oona is an unusual given name for females. Oona is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Oona and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Oona (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Agnes, Euna and Una. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1890-1899 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Agnes and Una becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Euna, Una in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Oona is pronounced similarly to Agna, Aina, Ana, Anna, Eena, Ena, Iana, Ina, Ioana, Iona, Ionia, Ionya, Oni, Oonah, Wina, Yana, Yna, Yoana, Yona and Yonah. Other suggested similar baby names are Dona, Jona, Lona, Mona, Nona, Oma, Ooma, Orna, Rona, Tona and Zona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oona.

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