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Gender: Female Meaning of Riona: "queenly" Origin of Riona: Irish

The name Riona is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "queenly". Riona and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That".

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Famous People Named Riona

Riona Kiuchi, Japanese singer and actress
Riona Kato, Japanese figure skater
Riona Hazuki (born Mai Yamada), Japanese actress

Pop Culture References for the name Riona

Has ties to the Welsh Rhian
Simpler spelling of Ríoghnach, from Irish ríoghan "queen"
Unlike Fiona (fee-oh-nah), Riona is pronounced more like REE-uh-nah

Rionnagh, Rionagh, Rionach, Rionna