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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 girl name Agnes.


Popularity

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 name popularity of the name Una for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Una name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Una and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Agnes, Euna and Una. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Euna, Una in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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. These names tend to be less commonly used than Una.

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