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Una meaning and name origin

Una \u-na\ as a girl's 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".

Una has 6 variant forms: Euna, Oona, Oonagh, Unagh, Unah and Unna.

For more information, see also the related name Agnes.

Una is also pronounced similarly to Agna, Aina, Ana, Ania, Anna, Anya, Eena, Ena, Enya, Iana, Ina, Inah, Iona, Oni, Wina, Yana, Yna and Yona. Other suggested similar baby names are Uda, Ula, Uma, Umnia and Uta.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Una.


Popularity of Una

Una is a very popular first name for females (#1259 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Una name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Una with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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