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Meaning of Oona

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The name Oona has the following meaning:

One who is pure and chaste. Latinized form of the Greek name "Hagne", derived from Greek "hagnos" which in turn means "chaste". A name which has variants in French, Italian, Gaelic, Scottish and many other languages. Agnes, Roman martyr (died c.304). St Agnes died the death of a virgin martyr whilst still a child. In the past, this name was extremely popular across cultures, but today, has fallen in popularity for being a little too "traditional".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Oona is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Oona for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Agnes, of which the name Oona is a variant.
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The name Oona is very likely a(n) Greek variant of the name Agnes.

See other suggested Greek girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Agnes.

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The following names are baby names related to Oona and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Oona: Boys - Cole, Dard, Jerome, Julian, Narcisse, Nicholas, Nico, Stephen, Girls - Andria, Damalis, Damans, Damia, Damiana, Effa, Eudora, Eugenia, Iphigeneia, Kristine, Marlys, Narcissa, Both genders - Beryl


The name Oona is a variant of Agnes. Other popular variants of the name Agnes are: Ag (English), Agna, Agnesse, Agnessina, Agnis, Agnus, Agy, Anais (Hebrew), Anees, Aneesha, Anessa, Anesse, Anide, Anisha, Annais, Anneska, Annisah, Annise, Annisha, Anson, Inah, Nesa, Nesi, Nessa, Nessi, Nesta, Nesya, Nevesah, Nevsa, Oona, Oonagh, Oonah, Senga


We think the name Oona should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Oona to be: A gentle, and conservative woman

In one word, you might describe Oona as a(n) "gentle" person.

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