Ilona

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ilona

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Wiktionary

From Hungarian Ilona. A rare variant of Helen or Helena.

  1. A female given name.

Ilona was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, and Latvian

Notable Persons Named Ilona

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They hold the title Countess de Szilágyi, Princess Consort of Wallachia, and Wallachia.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1935 to 1959. Ilona was given the name Ilona Hajmássy on June 16th, 1910 in Budapest. She breathed her last breath on August 20th, 1974.

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Ilona Slupianek is an athlete. Ilona was born on September 24th, 1956 in Demmin.

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Ilona Rodgers is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1962. Ilona was born on April 28th, 1942 in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England.

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Ilona Elek was an athlete. Ilona was born on May 17th, 1907 in Budapest, Hungary. She left this life on July 24th, 1988.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ilona

She holds the title Duchess of Mecklenburg. Archduchess was born as the child of Archduke Joseph Francis of Austria and Princess Anna of Saxony (1903–1976) on April 20th, 1927 in Budapest. She breathed her last breath on January 12th, 2011.

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Ilona is a pop and eurodance musician. She was most prominent from 2004 to 2007. Ilona was given the name Ilona Mitrecey on September 1st, 1993.

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How popular is the baby name Ilona in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 5 5 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 11 11 0
1917 16 16 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 8 8 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 9 9 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 19 19 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 10 10 0
1930 11 11 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 7 7 0
1933 5 5 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 8 8 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 12 12 0
1938 19 19 0
1939 29 29 0
1940 75 75 0
1941 58 58 0
1942 82 82 0
1943 83 83 0
1944 52 52 0
1945 56 56 0
1946 102 102 0
1947 101 101 0
1948 56 56 0
1949 73 73 0
1950 72 72 0
1951 68 68 0
1952 75 75 0
1953 63 63 0
1954 59 59 0
1955 43 43 0
1956 53 53 0
1957 52 52 0
1958 45 45 0
1959 40 40 0
1960 35 35 0
1961 51 51 0
1962 32 32 0
1963 50 50 0
1964 38 38 0
1965 34 34 0
1966 30 30 0
1967 43 43 0
1968 29 29 0
1969 32 32 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 29 29 0
1972 22 22 0
1973 32 32 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 28 28 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 17 17 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 22 22 0
1980 23 23 0
1981 22 22 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 16 16 0
1984 25 25 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 29 29 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 20 20 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 18 18 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 27 27 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 27 27 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 33 33 0
2008 32 32 0
2009 22 22 0
2010 27 27 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 26 26 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 19 19 0
2015 36 36 0
2016 35 35 0
2017 28 28 0

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Popularity of Ilona as a first name

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Common last names for Ilona

  • Klein
  • Molnar
  • Varga
  • Nagy

Fun Facts about the name Ilona

  • How Popular is the name Ilona? Ilona is the 5,095th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ilona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,124 babies born with the first name Ilona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ilona to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ilona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ilona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ilona is Saturday, May 20th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Ilona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ilona was in 1946 with a total of 102 babies.
  • Random Ilona Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ilona is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Ilona: Your name in reverse order is Anoli. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onila. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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