Ilona Name Meaning & Origin
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Ili, Ica, Ila, Ilka, Loni, Lona
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Ilona is a name common in Eastern Europe (particularly Hungary). It's a variant of the Greek name "Elena", from which we get Helen. It means (I believe)'beauty and light'.
Ilona is also a Finnish name, derived from the Finnish word 'ilo', meaning joy, delight, happiness.
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