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Girl Name: Mona

Name: Mona
Pronunciation: \m(o)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: noble, aristocratic
Origin: Italian
Related Names: Ramona
Sounds Like: Mina, Mena, Mone, Monay, Mouna, Muna
Variant forms: Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Monna, Moyna
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 421
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 22791


Mona \m(o)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced MOH-nah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mona is "noble, aristocratic". Also an Italian short form of Madonna. The "Mona Lisa", a portrait painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has inspired name blends. The name spread from Ireland in the mid 19th century.

Mona has 6 variant forms: Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Monna and Moyna.

For more information, see also the related name Ramona.

Baby names that sound like Mona are Mina, Mena, Mone, Monay, Mouna and Muna.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Mona.


Mona is a very popular first name for women (#421 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#22791 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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