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What does Nonna mean?

Nonna Pronunciation of Nonna as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and Nonna means "ninth". Nonna is an alternate form of Nona (Latin).



VARIANTS Nonnah, Nonie, Noni, Nonah

(female) Nauna, ..

(male) Nonni, ..

Nonna Paloma (N.P.), ..

How popular is Nonna?

Nonna is an uncommon given name for women. Nonna is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Nonna (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Nona and Nonie. Other variants, like Nonnah, are seldom used. These forms of Nonna were at the peak of their popularity in the 1890s, but now, the form Nona has become less in vogue. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nona, Nonie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nonna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nonna is pronounced similarly to Nana, Nani, Nania, Nanna, Nanney, Nanni, Nannie, Nanny, Neena, Neenah, Neina, Nena, Neneh, Nenna, Nina, Nonnie, Nyna and Pnina. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ayonna, Canna, Denna, Dionna, Dona, Donna, Geonna, Ginna, Hanna, Hinna, Honna, Idonna, Ilonna, Ioana, Iona, Ivonna, Janna, Joana, Joanna, Johna, Jonna, Keonna, Kinna, Kionna, Lenna, Linna, Lonna, Moana, Moina, Mona, Monna, Mouna, Nanda, Nann, Nola, Noola, Nora, Norma, Norna, Novia, Nowla, Penna, Roanna, Ronna, Shonna, Teonna, Tionna, Tona, Vanna, Wanna, Yionna, Yoana, Yona, Yonina, Zanna, Zoanna and Zona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nonna.