Gender: Female Origin of Ilona: Hungarian variation of Helen Meaning of Helen: Greek, "bright, shining light"

Ilona Origin and Meaning

The name Ilona is a girl's name of Hungarian origin.

Ilona has never been used much in the U.S. and is not a likely candidate for success.

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keelyjoelle Says:


I had an adorable Ilona in my preschool-age class.

BrigitKelly Says:


I think this name is stunning. If I didn't love my own name so much, this is the one I would want!

saoirse123 Says:


I don't see why this name couldn't have success in the US. It's easy to pronounce and just unusual enough.

JustBrowsing Says:


I met an Ilona last year - beautiful dancer with a lovely (and rare) name.