What does Romona mean?
Romona /ro-mo-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Spanish and Old German origin, and Romona means "protecting hands". Romona is a variant transcription of Ramona (Spanish, Old German): feminine of Ramon and Raymond. Romana is a conventional surname.
How popular is Romona?
Romona is a very popular first name for women (#1292 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Romona for girls. Romona entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #926 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Romona and related names. Mona, Rae, Ramona and Ramonita are the prominent alternative forms of Romona. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.4984%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Mona, Rae, Ramona and Ramonita becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)