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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". Also a phonetic spelling of Unah (Irish), meaning "hunger" or "lamb". In Edmund Spenser's 16th century epic poem "The Faerie Queen", the heroine of the first book is Una. She symbolizes truth, unity, and the one, true (Anglican) church.

For more information, see also the related name Agnes.

Baby names that sound like Una are Ena, Ana and Yna.

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Popularity of Una

Una is a very popular first name for women (#1259 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Una
Popularity of Una