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Popularity
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Iona

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scottish
  • #2216 All Time
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207k Ian
34k Ina

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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19321941940
19331861860
19341781780
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19361621620
19371231230
19381281280
19391471470
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19431091090
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199817170
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200528280
200639390
200733330
200835305
200935350
201044440
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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 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.

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 impress, for impress you will.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Anoi". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aion". 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.

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 Jul 17, 1930

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 Turkey approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Iona

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