The first name Iona is ♀ female and ♂ male.
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.
The boy’s name Iona means “dove” (from Hebrew “yoná/יוֹנָה”), the girl’s name Iona means “island” (from Old Norse “ey”).
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