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12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Iona

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scottish
  • #2216 All Time
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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 18 18 0
1881 18 18 0
1882 22 22 0
1883 18 18 0
1884 17 17 0
1885 23 23 0
1886 18 18 0
1887 22 22 0
1888 31 31 0
1889 37 37 0
1890 37 37 0
1891 28 28 0
1892 44 44 0
1893 44 44 0
1894 48 48 0
1895 50 50 0
1896 56 56 0
1897 57 57 0
1898 52 52 0
1899 39 39 0
1900 83 83 0
1901 64 64 0
1902 62 62 0
1903 73 73 0
1904 90 90 0
1905 88 88 0
1906 83 83 0
1907 93 93 0
1908 101 101 0
1909 101 101 0
1910 124 124 0
1911 110 110 0
1912 141 141 0
1913 147 147 0
1914 164 164 0
1915 270 270 0
1916 320 320 0
1917 330 330 0
1918 404 404 0
1919 353 353 0
1920 373 373 0
1921 360 360 0
1922 331 331 0
1923 343 343 0
1924 332 332 0
1925 294 294 0
1926 263 263 0
1927 300 300 0
1928 275 275 0
1929 279 279 0
1930 232 232 0
1931 235 235 0
1932 194 194 0
1933 186 186 0
1934 178 178 0
1935 162 162 0
1936 162 162 0
1937 123 123 0
1938 128 128 0
1939 147 147 0
1940 97 97 0
1941 89 89 0
1942 112 112 0
1943 109 109 0
1944 94 94 0
1945 80 80 0
1946 95 95 0
1947 71 71 0
1948 75 75 0
1949 65 65 0
1950 71 71 0
1951 82 82 0
1952 68 68 0
1953 58 58 0
1954 68 68 0
1955 70 70 0
1956 56 56 0
1957 35 35 0
1958 45 45 0
1959 57 57 0
1960 37 37 0
1961 40 40 0
1962 31 31 0
1963 30 30 0
1964 33 33 0
1965 26 26 0
1966 20 20 0
1967 37 37 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 26 26 0
1974 21 21 0
1975 19 19 0
1976 18 18 0
1977 16 16 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 23 23 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 26 26 0
2001 33 33 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 35 35 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 39 39 0
2007 33 33 0
2008 35 30 5
2009 35 35 0
2010 44 44 0
2011 38 38 0
2012 42 42 0
2013 45 45 0
2014 57 57 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Iona? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,561 babies born with the name Iona in the United States. That's more than enough Ionas to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 18 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Iona" was in 1918 with a total of 404 babies.

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Iona" ranks #108 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 5 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of 331 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Iona popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Iona in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Iona" mean? The list below shows the origins of Iona as well as things modernly associated with the name Iona such as celebrities named Iona.

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Iona

The name "Iona" is of Scottish origin, and it means "From the island of Iona, Scotland". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Anoi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Niao". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Iona born Feb 22, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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