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See also: iona, Jona, and jona

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a misreading of Latin Ioua, an attempt to Latinize Old Irish Í.

Proper nounEdit

Iona

  1. A small island in the Inner Hebrides.
  2. A female given name of mostly Scottish usage, derived from the place name.
  3. A census-designated place in Florida.
  4. A city in Idaho.
  5. A city in Minnesota.
  6. A ghost town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  7. A community in Nova Scotia, Canada.

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

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

AnagramsEdit


HawaiianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /iˈo.na/, [iˈjonə]

Proper nounEdit

Iona

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.

LatinEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

Proper nounEdit

Iōnā m

  1. ablative of Iōnās

Pronunciation 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Iōna m

  1. vocative of Iōnās