Ione Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Ione:
19th-century coinage thought to be either a variant of Iona or derived from Ionia, the name of an ancient region in western Asia Minor which was colonized by the Greeks in the 11th century B.C.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Ione
Nee Nar (like the ambulance )
- Meanings and history of the name Ione
From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower". This was the name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, though perhaps based on the Greek place name Ionia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor.
- Famous real-life people named Ione
Ione Skye, British-born American actress
- Ione in song, story & screen
Ione is rhymed with "bony" in the rap, "Get It Together," by the Beastie Boys
The Ione in "Get it Together" is actually the actress Ione Skye, referenced above
Ione, a fictional Birman kitty character in the story Adventure Wonders. Her lovers name is Arvin, and has a daughter name Lilly