Gender: Female Pronunciation: eye-OH-nee or ee-OH-nee Origin of Ione: Greek, a violet-colored stone

Ione Origin and Meaning

The name Ione is a girl's name of Greek origin.

This unusual Greek flower and color name has gained considerable recent attention via actress Ione Skye, who is the daughter of sixties folksinger Donovan.

Ione was one of the fifty sea nymphs--Nereids--in ancient Greek mythology.

Parents attracted to newer I-names like Isla might want to consider the distinctive Ione. The English pronunciation usually starts with the long I, while in the Latin languages such as Italian it starts with the long E sound.

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