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What does Tona mean?

Tona Pronunciation of Tona [tona] as a girls' name is of Latin and English derivation. Tona is a variant form of Antonia (Latin): feminine of Anthony. Tona is also a derivative of Toni (English).


Tona has 8 variants: Toini, Tonee, Toney, Tonia, Tonie, Tony, Tonya and Tunna.

8 more alternative forms via Antonia, Toni: To, Toinon, Tola, Tonell, Tonina, Tonisha, Toos and Tunke.

Creative forms:
(female) Tonae, Tota, ..

(male) Tote, Toun, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tona Lorelai (T.L.), ..

How popular is Tona?

Tona is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3290 out of 4276, Top 77%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#66274 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tona was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1801 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Antonia (#1014 via latest list), Toni (#1333), Tony, Tonya, Tonisha, Tonia and Tonie are the popular varying forms of Tona. Other forms, like Toney, are uncommon. These forms of Tona reached the height of their popularity 45 years ago (usage of 0.54%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.02%, down 96.8%), with versions like Tonya becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tona, Antonia, Toni, Tonia, Tonie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tonisha, Tony, Tonya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tona is pronounced similarly to Tahna, Tahni, Taina, Taneea, Taney, Tani, Tania, Tanya, Tawna, Tawnia, Teina, Tena, Tenaya, Teona, Teoni, Teyna, Tiana, Tiani, Tianna, Tiauna, Tina, Tinie, Tiny, Tonnya and Tyanna. Other recommended names are Agna, Ana, Buna, Dena, Dona, Duna, Dyna, Euna, Idona, Iona, Joana, Jona, Lona, Luna, Moana, Mona, Morna, Moyna, Nona, Oona, Rona, Tama, Tanga, Tara, Taya, Teone, Tesa, Teza, Thana, Thea, Tia, Tine, Tiona, Tionna, Tisa, Toby, Toia, Toma, Tora, Tory, Tosia, Tova, Toya, Tula, Tyla, Xena, Yoana, Yona, Zena and Zona. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tona.

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