Name Iona Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Iona


Iona is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Iona thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Iona

The girl’s name Iona derived from a name of a Scottish island. The boy’s name is a Russian variant of the biblical name Jonah.

What is the meaning of the name Iona?

The boy’s name Iona means “dove” (from Hebrew “yoná/יוֹנָה”), the girl’s name Iona means “island” (from Old Norse “ey”).

Pronunciation of Iona

Variants of the name Iona

Yona Jona

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Popularity of the name Iona

The name Iona is ranked #4806 overall.

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