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Popularity
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Iona

Gender: Girl. Ranked #2216 most popular

More Popular Potential Spellings
207k Ian
34k Ina

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 old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

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

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



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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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Iona" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 44 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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Iona born Dec 1, 1923

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 Central England approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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

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