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Nona

First Name
17k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
309
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Nona

"Nona" is a name of Latin origin, and it means "The Ninth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Nona
The Fate who spins the thread of life; counterpart of Greek Clotho.
Wiktionary

From the Latin meaning "the ninth", because she was prayed to in the ninth month of pregnancy.

  1. (Roman mythology) The youngest of the three Fates, or Parcae, daughter of Jupiter and Justitia; the spinner of the thread of life. She is the Roman equivalent of Clotho.

Nona was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Nona

Nona Gaye is a singer, fashion model, and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Nona was given the name Nona Marvisa Gaye on September 4th, 1974 in Washington, D.C.

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Nona Hendryx is a rhythm, blues, soul music, dance music, funk, funk rock, art rock, hard rock, and new-age music musician, songwriter, and record producer. She plays Vocalist, piano, guitar, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1961 to 1961. Nona was born on October 9th, 1944 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States.

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Nona Gaprindashvili is a chess player. She holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Nona was born on May 3rd, 1941 in Zugdidi.

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Jody Lawrance was an actress. She was most prominent from 1949 to 1949. Jody was given the name Nona Josephine Goddard on October 19th, 1930 in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. Jody is also known as Goddard and Nona Josephine. She died on July 10th, 1986.

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Nona Lovell Brooks was a minister (christianity), author, and minister. Nona was born in 1861 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. She breathed her last breath on March 14th, 1945.

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She holds the title Rev.. Nona was born on July 25th, 1916. She passed away on December 25th, 2009.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nona

Emil was born on November 1st, 1967.

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Gajaman Nona was a poetry. Gajaman was given the name Dona Isabella Koraneliya Gardiya Arachchi on March 10th, 1746 in Sri Lanka. She breathed her last breath on December 15th, 1815.

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Toni Nona is an athlete for the Fenix FCS.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 31 31 0
1881 38 38 0
1882 37 37 0
1883 33 33 0
1884 28 28 0
1885 38 38 0
1886 45 45 0
1887 36 36 0
1888 69 69 0
1889 68 68 0
1890 72 72 0
1891 71 71 0
1892 83 83 0
1893 68 68 0
1894 70 70 0
1895 71 71 0
1896 74 74 0
1897 80 80 0
1898 92 92 0
1899 104 104 0
1900 132 132 0
1901 69 69 0
1902 88 88 0
1903 77 77 0
1904 85 85 0
1905 105 105 0
1906 85 85 0
1907 101 101 0
1908 90 90 0
1909 84 84 0
1910 135 135 0
1911 96 96 0
1912 146 146 0
1913 175 175 0
1914 188 188 0
1915 242 242 0
1916 254 254 0
1917 266 266 0
1918 280 280 0
1919 235 235 0
1920 251 251 0
1921 290 290 0
1922 255 255 0
1923 275 275 0
1924 271 271 0
1925 257 257 0
1926 294 294 0
1927 259 259 0
1928 271 271 0
1929 248 248 0
1930 302 302 0
1931 268 268 0
1932 262 262 0
1933 278 278 0
1934 305 305 0
1935 250 250 0
1936 260 260 0
1937 252 252 0
1938 269 269 0
1939 233 233 0
1940 243 243 0
1941 216 216 0
1942 237 237 0
1943 192 192 0
1944 186 186 0
1945 209 209 0
1946 210 210 0
1947 223 223 0
1948 230 230 0
1949 232 232 0
1950 359 359 0
1951 315 315 0
1952 259 259 0
1953 268 268 0
1954 244 244 0
1955 197 197 0
1956 214 214 0
1957 206 206 0
1958 181 181 0
1959 190 190 0
1960 168 168 0
1961 132 132 0
1962 133 133 0
1963 118 118 0
1964 134 134 0
1965 85 85 0
1966 74 74 0
1967 96 96 0
1968 75 75 0
1969 82 82 0
1970 82 82 0
1971 73 73 0
1972 66 66 0
1973 45 45 0
1974 62 62 0
1975 44 44 0
1976 46 46 0
1977 48 48 0
1978 28 28 0
1979 36 36 0
1980 41 41 0
1981 32 32 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 36 36 0
1984 19 19 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 21 21 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 21 21 0
1992 22 22 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 20 20 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 7 7 0
2001 19 19 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 12 12 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 13 13 0
2006 22 22 0
2007 22 22 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 22 22 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 22 22 0
2012 21 21 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 28 28 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 36 36 0

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Popularity of Nona as a first name

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Popularity of Nona as a last name

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Common last names for Nona

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • Walker
  • Wright
  • Martin
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Baker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nona U.S.
  White 87.06% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nona

People with the last name Nona are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nona

  • How Popular is the name Nona? Nona is the 1,843rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Nona was the 64,388th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,518 babies born with the first name Nona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nona to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 31 new born babies.
  • When was Nona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nona is Wednesday, October 21st, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Nona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nona was in 1950 with a total of 359 babies.
  • Random Nona Factoid: According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nona is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1950.
  • Weird things about the name Nona: Your name in reverse order is Anon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aonn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nona? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 309 people with the last name Nona.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nona? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nona as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.