Gender: Female Meaning of Ona: "grace; wave; bitter; wished-for child" Origin of Ona: Lithuanian variation of Anna, Catalan diminutive of Mariona

Ona Origin and Meaning

The name Ona is a girl's name meaning "grace; wave; bitter; wished-for child".

One of those names with a wide array of meanings across different cultures; it's the Lithuanian form of Anna, for instance, and William Blake used it as the name of one of his mysterious, godlike characters. But it's found major popularity in Spain, where it's just outside the Top 50.

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This is also a Catalan name, a diminutive of Mariona, but also meaning "wave" in the local language. It is currently quite popular.