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Mona

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Desires, wishes
  • #1035 All Time
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< 1k Muna (Arabic)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 14 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 11 11 0
1883 16 16 0
1884 18 18 0
1885 17 17 0
1886 31 31 0
1887 22 22 0
1888 32 32 0
1889 29 29 0
1890 33 33 0
1891 44 44 0
1892 47 47 0
1893 58 58 0
1894 54 54 0
1895 53 53 0
1896 56 56 0
1897 59 59 0
1898 61 61 0
1899 57 57 0
1900 69 69 0
1901 42 42 0
1902 55 55 0
1903 59 59 0
1904 73 73 0
1905 80 80 0
1906 71 71 0
1907 70 70 0
1908 85 85 0
1909 87 87 0
1910 101 101 0
1911 105 105 0
1912 156 156 0
1913 174 174 0
1914 212 212 0
1915 265 265 0
1916 253 253 0
1917 313 313 0
1918 245 245 0
1919 253 253 0
1920 262 262 0
1921 301 301 0
1922 274 274 0
1923 292 292 0
1924 328 328 0
1925 323 323 0
1926 368 368 0
1927 376 376 0
1928 422 422 0
1929 498 498 0
1930 540 540 0
1931 497 497 0
1932 613 613 0
1933 620 615 5
1934 635 635 0
1935 674 669 5
1936 656 656 0
1937 629 624 5
1938 640 640 0
1939 529 523 6
1940 470 470 0
1941 444 444 0
1942 419 419 0
1943 358 358 0
1944 342 342 0
1945 366 366 0
1946 427 427 0
1947 446 446 0
1948 456 456 0
1949 513 513 0
1950 1,085 1,085 0
1951 1,107 1,107 0
1952 949 949 0
1953 1,064 1,064 0
1954 1,189 1,189 0
1955 1,095 1,095 0
1956 1,187 1,187 0
1957 1,233 1,233 0
1958 1,090 1,090 0
1959 1,180 1,180 0
1960 1,079 1,079 0
1961 1,093 1,093 0
1962 965 965 0
1963 1,010 1,010 0
1964 890 890 0
1965 872 872 0
1966 902 902 0
1967 687 682 5
1968 605 605 0
1969 694 689 5
1970 630 630 0
1971 460 460 0
1972 454 454 0
1973 363 363 0
1974 304 304 0
1975 271 271 0
1976 258 258 0
1977 219 219 0
1978 234 234 0
1979 189 189 0
1980 154 154 0
1981 179 179 0
1982 166 166 0
1983 151 151 0
1984 122 122 0
1985 154 154 0
1986 160 160 0
1987 140 140 0
1988 142 142 0
1989 139 139 0
1990 126 126 0
1991 154 154 0
1992 129 129 0
1993 124 124 0
1994 102 102 0
1995 112 112 0
1996 151 151 0
1997 113 113 0
1998 111 111 0
1999 105 105 0
2000 126 126 0
2001 97 97 0
2002 97 97 0
2003 88 88 0
2004 82 82 0
2005 104 104 0
2006 92 92 0
2007 88 88 0
2008 92 92 0
2009 73 73 0
2010 88 88 0
2011 91 91 0
2012 74 74 0
2013 113 113 0
2014 96 96 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Mona? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,705 babies born with the name Mona in the United States. That's more than enough Monas to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mona" was in 1957 with a total of 1,233 babies. (That's a lot of baby Monas)

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mona" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 422 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Mona popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Mona

The name "Mona" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Desires, wishes". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Mona Freeman

Mona Freeman is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1944 to 1972. Mona was born in 1926 as Monica Elizabeth Freeman in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Anom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Amon". 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 Mona born Feb 21, 1969

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 Philippines approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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