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What does Oona mean?

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.

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

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

(male) Oonama, Oonaon, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Oona and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Oona (unlisted) are Agnes (#1272 via latest list), Euna and Una. Adoption of these forms of Oona was more pronounced in the 1890s (usage of 0.5%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.01%, 99% less). (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 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 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, Dina, Diona, Dona, Fina, Hana, Honna, Jena, Jona, Kena, Kina, Leona, Lina, Lona, Lonna, Mena, Mina, Mona, Mouna, Moyna, Nana, Nena, Nina, Nona, Nonna, Norna, 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.