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What does Oonah mean?

Oonah Pronunciation of Oonah [oon-ah] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Oonah means "pure, holy". Oonah is a version of Agnes (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Oonah has 9 variants: Ainah, Anais, Annais, Ina, Inah, Oona, Oonagh, Una and Unah.

2 more related forms via Agnes: Agna and Agnah.

Creative forms:
(female) Oonna, Oonne, ..

(male) Oondo, Oonos, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oonah Leia (O.L.), ..

How popular is Oonah?

Oonah is a rare first name for females. Oonah is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Oonah (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Anais (#1034 last year), Agnes (#1272), Oona (#1646), Una and Ina. These forms of Oonah reached the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (median #920) and are now much less common (#1590, 96%), with versions such as Ina falling out of fashion. Anais is the most contemporarily stylish girl name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Oonah is alike in pronunciation to Ana, Anna, Annah, Eena, Ena, Euna, Iana, Ioana, Ioannah, Iona, Ionia, Ionie, Ionya, Oni, Onie, Unagh, Unna, Wina, Yana, Yna, Yoana, Yoanah, Yoannah, Yona and Yonah. Other suggested similar names are Binah, Danah, Denah, Dinah, Dorah, Dynah, Ednah, Ganah, Hanah, Idonah (see Idona), Janah, Jorah, Kionah, Lanah, Lenah, Linah, Lorah, Lynah, Monah, Morah, Nonah, Nonnah, Norah, Ooma, Oprah, Orah, Orna, Orpah, Rinah, Shonah, Tinah, Tonyah, Tovah and Zorah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Oonah.

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