Iona

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See also: Jona and jona

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a misreading of Latin Ioua, Irish Í, or Old Norse ey (island).

Proper noun[edit]

Iona

  1. A small island in the Inner Hebrides.
  2. A female given name of mostly Scottish usage, derived from the place name.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (other given names derived from Scottish islands) Arran, Isla, Skye

Anagrams[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Iona

  1. Jonah (biblical character)
  2. the book of Jonah
  3. A male given name of biblical origin.
  4. A patronymic surname​.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 183
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Iona occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 1 woman and 11 men.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Iōnā m

  1. ablative of Iōnās

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Iōna m

  1. vocative of Iōnās