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What does Oona mean?

Oona Pronunciation of Oona [oona] 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.

Associated with: scottish, irish.


Oona has 2 variants: Oonagh and Una.

Affiliated girl name: Agnes.

3 more alternative forms via Una: Euna, Unah and Unna.

Creative forms:
(female) Oone, Ouina, ..


Middle name pairings:
Oona Kathleen (O.K.), ..

How popular is Oona?

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

Oona was first listed in 2015 and reached its peak position of #1646 in the U.S. then. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oona name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Oona (#1646 via latest list) are Agnes (#1272 via latest list), Euna and Una. Usage of these forms of Oona was more pronounced in the 1890s (usage of 0.5%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.01%, 97% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oona, Agnes, Euna, Una in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Oona is pronounced similarly to Aanya, Agna, Ainah, Ana, Ania, Anni, Anny, Anya, Ennya, Enya, Iana, Ianna, Ina, Inah, Inya, Ioanna, Iona, Ionie, Ionya, Juana, Oonah, Wina, Yna, Yoanah and Yoanna. Other suggested similar names are Arna, Arona, Bena, Bogna, Byna, Diona, Dona, Fina, Hana, Honna, Jena, Jona, Kena, Kina, Leona, Lina, Lona, Lonna, Mena, Mina, Moana, Mona, Morna, Nana, Nena, Nina, Nona, Nonna, Nyna, Oda, Ofra, Olena, Olina, Olla, Olva, Oma, Ooma, Orina, Orna, Orpa, Osana, Rana, Rina, Rona, Sina, Tena, Tona, Vyna, Zana and Zona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oona.

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