Rona

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Metathesized form of warna, from Sanskrit वर्ण (varṇa).

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Notable Persons Named Rona

Rona Ambrose is a Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, (Interim), Leader of theConservative Party of Canada, Minister of Health, Minister of Public Works, Government Services, Minister of Western Economic Diversification, Minister of Labour, Minister of Intergovernm. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to 2015. Rona was born on March 15th, 1969 in Valleyview, Alberta, Canada.

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Rona Fairhead is a Chairman of the BBC Trust and Chairman of theBBC Trust. Rona was born on August 28th, 1961 in Cumbria, United Kingdom.

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Rona Munro is a writer. Rona was born on September 7th, 1959 in Aberdeen.

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Her career lasted from 1948 to 2012. Rona was born on August 3rd, 1926 in Edinburgh. She left this life on July 23rd, 2013.

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Rona Jaffe was a novelist. Rona was born on June 12th, 1931. She passed away on December 30th, 2005.

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Rona was born on March 9th, 1973.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rona

Curtis was born on May 26th, 1992 in Waitara, New Zealand.

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Jeff Rona is a film scores, video game music, and film score composer and record producer. He plays Woodwind instrument and Synthesizer. Jeff was given the name Jeffrey Carl Rona on March 3rd, 1957.

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Jaroslav was born on April 27th, 1957 in Prague.

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Andrew Rona is a film producer. Andrew was born in 1971.

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Aliye was born in 1921. She passed away on August 27th, 1996.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1908 5 5 0
1911 10 10 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 19 19 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 11 11 0
1918 15 15 0
1919 7 7 0
1920 10 10 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 10 10 0
1923 10 10 0
1924 14 14 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 23 23 0
1928 34 34 0
1929 22 22 0
1930 23 23 0
1931 33 33 0
1932 33 33 0
1933 38 38 0
1934 32 32 0
1935 39 39 0
1936 35 35 0
1937 38 38 0
1938 48 48 0
1939 39 39 0
1940 67 67 0
1941 68 68 0
1942 96 96 0
1943 91 91 0
1944 86 86 0
1945 72 72 0
1946 99 99 0
1947 112 112 0
1948 112 112 0
1949 119 119 0
1950 111 111 0
1951 99 99 0
1952 100 100 0
1953 107 107 0
1954 83 83 0
1955 118 118 0
1956 106 106 0
1957 116 116 0
1958 104 104 0
1959 110 110 0
1960 135 135 0
1961 133 133 0
1962 136 136 0
1963 132 132 0
1964 129 129 0
1965 105 105 0
1966 153 153 0
1967 147 147 0
1968 116 116 0
1969 147 147 0
1970 138 138 0
1971 111 111 0
1972 117 117 0
1973 88 88 0
1974 52 52 0
1975 66 66 0
1976 72 72 0
1977 52 52 0
1978 35 35 0
1979 34 34 0
1980 26 26 0
1981 23 23 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 19 19 0
1985 21 21 0
1986 24 24 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 22 22 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 16 16 0
1992 18 18 0
1993 26 26 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 12 12 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 5 5 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 12 12 0
2014 21 21 0
2015 26 26 0
2016 27 27 0
2017 30 30 0

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Popularity of Rona as a first name

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Popularity of Rona as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rona U.S.
  White 64.82% 64.26%
  African American 4.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 18.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rona

People with the last name Rona are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rona

  • How Popular is the name Rona? Rona is the 3,630th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rona was the 92,358th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,345 babies born with the first name Rona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rona to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rona is Tuesday, July 2nd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Rona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rona was in 1966 with a total of 153 babies.
  • Random Rona Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rona is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Rona: Your name in reverse order is Anor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nora. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rona? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 199 people with the last name Rona.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rona? Rona is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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