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Ranked #2216


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 4 (Ranked #6668).

What does the name "Iona" mean?

Iona (Scottish): From the island of Iona, Scotland

The name "Iona" is of Scottish origin and it means "From the island of Iona, Scotland". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 18 other names that are similar to this one.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

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

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How popular is the name "Iona" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Iona" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1941. Across the entire United States a total of only 89 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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!

Past life for Iona born Sep 8, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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