Cliona Origin and Meaning

The name Cliona is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "shapely".

Attached in Irish mythology to a Cliona who was, among other things, an inspirer of poets. Cliona is well-used in modern Ireland, along with Irish form Cliodhna, though it's largely unknown in the rest of the world.

Famous People Named Cliona

  • Cliona (aka Cliodhna)Irish mythological figure, Queen of the Banshees of the Tuatha De Danann
  • Cliona Ni ChiosainIrish actress

Cliona in Pop Culture

  • Clionathe grandmother of Grainne in "The Mermaids Singing" by Lisa Carey
  • Cliona is the main character in the fairy tale 'Mother Holleor Cliona and the Three Caskets'