US Popularity:8378
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Irish, African, Spanish, Catalan
Meaning:Favor; Grace; Lamb; Fire; Wave
Ona is a girl's name with multiple origins but is most commonly associated with Lithuanian and Hebrew roots. Ona’s religious connotations mean “favor” or “grace.” But in Irish culture, it comes from the name Oona, meaning “lamb.” In some African languages, Ona is also synonymous with “fire,” and in Catalan, it translates to “wave.” So it’s safe to say that no matter where you're from or what culture you identify with, Ona is a timeless given name that points to grace, dignity, and elemental beauty.

Ona Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ona is currently #2848 on The Bump
Girl:Ona is currently #1261 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ona is currently #8378 in U.S. births
Girl:Ona is currently #3659 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 20
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Ona (1), April 2021

  • Behind the Name, Ona (2), January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Hannah, November 2020

  • Behind the Name, Úna, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Ona

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 244

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