What does Riona mean?
Riona /ri-ona/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ree-OH-nah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Riona is "queenly".
How popular is Riona?
Riona is an uncommon given name for women. Riona is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Riona and associated names. Catherine (#170 in 2014), Regina (#525) and Rhiannon are the popular related forms of Riona (not ranked). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.7223%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.435%, 39.8% less), with the forms Regina and Rhiannon becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Riona is pronounced similarly to Raina▼, Rana, Ranna, Rayna, Rayona, Reena, Reina, Rena▼, Reyna▲, Rhiana, Rhona, Riana, Rianna, Rina, Rinah, Roana, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Roni, Ronna and Ryana. Other suggested similar baby names are Diona, Fiona▲, Kiona, Rian, Riane, Riann, Rihana, Rima, Rimona, Roma▼, Tiona and Viona. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riona.