Name: Mona

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mona

  • Meaning:
    Little noble one
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  • Meaning:
    Little noble one
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    Wish; desire
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    (MO nah)
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    Arabic, English, Hindi and Spanish speaking countries
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    Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Muadhnait, a diminutive form of muadh (noble); hence, the meaning "little noble one".

    It has sometimes been taken as connected with Greek monos (single, only) or chosen with reference to Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. In the case of the painting, "Mona" was a common Italian contraction of "madonna," meaning "my lady."

    Mona is also a variant of the Arabic name Muna, meaning "wish" or "desire".

    Mona is a short form of the Spanish name Ramona, and of the Scandinavian Monika.

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