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


Mona is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mona?

Mona is a short form of the Irish name Muadhnait, but also of Monica, Simona or Ramona. Besides, Mona is a name of Arabic origin.

What does the name Mona mean?

Mona means “little noble one” (from Old Irish “muadh” = noble) or “unique”, “hermit” and “advisor” (from Monica), “he has heard” and “flat-nosed” (from Simona) and “protector and advisor” (from Ramona). In Arabic, Mona means “derires” or “wishes” (plural of “munyah/منية” = wish/desire). Die berühmte Mona Lisa hat ihren Namen übrigens vom italienischen Namen Madonna, was “meine Dame” bedeutet. By the way: the famous Mona Lisa derived from the Italian name Madonna meaning “my lady”.
Attention: in Italy, “mona” is a very vulgar term and in Spain, it means “monkey” (but as well “cute”).

Pronunciation of Mona

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Popularity of the name Mona

The name Mona is ranked #1634 overall.

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