What does Una mean?
Una \u-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced OO-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Una is "one". The anglicized form of the name is from the feminine of Latin unus. It was used by Edmund Spenser in his 16th-century epic poem "The Faerie Queen", where the heroine of the first book is Una. She symbolizes truth, unity, and the one, true (Anglican) church. As a Gaelic name, Úna means "hunger" or may be derived from uan meaning "lamb".
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Agnes.
Una is a very popular first name for women (#1259 out of 4276, Top 29%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Una for girls. Una reached its top position of #394 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Agnes and Euna are the prominent related forms of Una rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during 1890-1899 and has become much less since, with the versions Agnes and Una becoming less trendy. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Una and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Una▼ is alike in pronunciation to Agna, Aina, Ana▲, Ania, Anna, Anya▲, Eena, Ena▼, Enya, Iana, Ina▼, Inah, Inya, Iona▼, Oni, Wina, Yana, Yna and Yona. Other suggested similar baby names are Uda, Ula, Uma, Umnia and Uta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Una.