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Female Female Name
Multiple variants of this name exist: For the Arabic name see Mona 2

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Monika [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Anglicized short form of Monessa [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [8]

3) Short form of names ending in -mona/-mone [1] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

4) Greek monos = 'single, only' [2]

5) Female form of Þormóðr in Gaelic Scotland [2]

6) Inspired by Mona Lisa, a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, probably painted between 1503 and 1506. The first part Mona is not a name but a title (contracted form of ma donna = 'my lady', see Madonna) [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

Mona
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Móna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic
Mone
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Norwegian Swedish
Moona
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Mûna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Muuna
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Greenlandic

See also Moni, Monita, Monja, Monna

For male forms see Monar

Combinations

For combinations see MON (name element)

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Monuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Monudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Mona
Genitive: Monas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Mona
Accusative: Monu
Dative: Monu
Genitive: Monu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Mona
Genitive: Monan
Partitive: Monaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Mona
Accusative: Monu
Dative: Monu
Genitive: Monu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Mona
Genitive: Monas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Mona
Genitive: Monas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

4 May

Norway Norway

4 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

15 June

Sweden Sweden

4 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Mona was a heavy storm in Norway in December 2005.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
15312 22515 15310 22512 2 3
Norway Norway[12]
12501
n.a.
12501
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
8354
n.a.
8354
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a.
2871
n.a.
2871 0 0
Greenland Greenland[15]
58 116
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
10 12
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Mona (f) Sources: [11][13][12][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Mona (f) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Mona (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. details see Name Statistic tables