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Gender: Female Meaning of Mona: "noble good" Origin of Mona: Irish

The name Mona is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "noble good". Mona and is often added to lists like Names with Inspirational Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

From the experts:

Mona had more than a moment in the sun, peaking in 1950 at Number 230 but falling off the Top 1000 completely in the late 1980s. Its similarity to the word "moaner" undercuts the appeal of its simplicity. In one recent year, fewer than 100 baby girls received the name, and we don't see it reviving any time soon.

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Famous People Named Mona

Mona von Bismarck (born Mona Travis Strader), American socialite and fashion icon
Mona Johannesson, Swedish model
Mona Elizabeth Simpson, American novelist; sister of Apple founder Steve Jobs
Mona Grudt, Norwegian beauty queen; Miss Universe 1990
Mona Charen, American columnist and commentator
Mona Barthel, German tennis player
Mona Marshall, American voice actress

Pop Culture References for the name Mona

Mona Lisa, painting by Leonardo Da Vinci
Mona Melendy, the young actress in Elizabeth Enright's Melendy Children series
Mona Parker, main character in the "Mona the Vampire" series
Mona Dahl, character in "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov
Mona Vanderwaal, character in the Pretty Little Liars series
Mona Robinson, character on TV's "Who's the Boss?"
Mona, Ross's short-time girlfriend on TV's "Friends"
Mona Kane Tyler, mother of Erica Kane on American soap "All My Children"
Mona Milton, "maternal nymphomaniac" (and mistress of Ulick Invern) in "Painted Veils" (1920), by James Huneker
Mona Tibbs, character on TV's "Salute Your Shorts"
Mona J. Simpson, mother of Homer on TV's "The Simpsons"
Lady Mona Treverton, character in "Green City in the Sun," by Barbara Wood
Mona Bergeron, main character in the 1985 French film "Vagabond (Sans Toit ni Loi)"
Mona Mayfair, character in several novels by Anne Rice
"Mona McCluskey," TV series and its main character
Mona Aamons Monzano, character in Kurt Vonnegut's "Cat's Cradle"
Mona Ramsey, character in the Tales of the City series by Armistead Maupin
Mona Sax, character in the Max Payne series
Mona Stevens, character in "Landfall: A Channel Story" by Nevil Shute and film
Mona, character in the WarioWare series of video games
Mona, main character in "Mona Lisa Overdrive" by William Gibson
"Mona," opera by Horatio Parker
"The Ballad of Mona Lisa," song by Panic! at the Disco
The Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting
"Mona Lisa Smile," movie starring Julia Roberts
Mona Lisa Saperstein, character in "Parks and Recreation"

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