Oona Name Meaning & Origin

Oona

Pronunciation: OO-nə (key)

Related Names:

Una

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According to Freakonomics, Oona is one of the most high-end names, meaning it is mostly chosen by parents of a high socio-economic status.

I think this name is WEIRD.

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Oonas are charming, smart and sweet.

Nicknames for Oona: | Edit

Oon, Ono, Nini, Ohno
Ooney-Gooney

Meanings and history of the name Oona: | Edit

This is the phonetic spelling of the name Una, meaning "lamb" in Gaelic, "one, universal" in Latin, and "happy" in Icelandic. It is used in many countries, including England, Ireland, Bosnia, Latvia, Serbia, Japan, and Iceland. Oona is also used in Finland, but unlike in most countries the o's are not pronounced like they are in the word 'moon' but like in the word 'door'.

Famous real-life people named Oona: | Edit

Oona Garthwaite, American singer-songwriter
Oona Hart, American model and actress
Oona O'Neill, actress, daughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill, wife of Charlie Chaplin
Oona Castilla Chaplin, Spanish actress and granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin

Oona in song, story & screen: | Edit

Oona the fairy in the film "Legend"
Oona O'Leary the lead character in the film "TiMER"

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