Idonia Name Meaning & Origin
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This name can also be spelled Idonea.
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The origins of this name are obscure. It may be a Latinized version of Idony, which, in turn, is an Anglicized version of Iõunn, a Norse goddess.
Alternatively, this name may be related to the Latin word idoneus, meaning "proper" or "suitable."
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Henry de Percy, 9th Baron Percy and 2nd Baron of Alnwick(1299-1352) had a wife named Idonia.
- Idonia in song, story & screen
"Idonia" is the name of a track on Robyn Hitchcock's 2003 album Luxor.
Idonia is a character in the opera La catena d'Adone by Italian composer Domenico Mazzocchi.
Flemish author Virginie Loveling wrote an 1891 novel entitled Idonia.
In the mid-nineteenth century, James Burnley wrote a play entitled Idonia.
Arthur Frederick Wallis’ wrote a novel in 1913 entitled Idonia: A Romance of Old London.
Arthur Frederick Wallis’ Idonia: A Romance of Old London, published in 1913.