Ione is a girl’s name with Greek origins. The name Ione means “violet” and is an unusual Greek flower with that color. In Greek myth, Ione was a sea nymph and one of 50 daughters of the Old Man of the Sea. Ione may also come from the Greek place name Ionia which was a region on the west coast of Asian Minor. Famous bearers of this name include Ione Skye the British-American actress.
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