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Una

Gender: Female Meaning of Una: "one; also, lamb" Origin of Una: Latin

Una Origin and Meaning

The name Una is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "one; also, lamb".

In an epic poem, the personification of truth, beauty, and unity; this ancient name is popular in Ireland but rarely heard here. The Oona spelling has more oomph.

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Pop Culture References for the name Una

Euna, Oonagh, Oona, Unna, Unah, Uny

Comments

rubylark Says:

2019-01-19T02:14:57

I prefer this spelling, I think it's more graceful than Oona. The meaning is cute, it would be a good nickname (and by itself)!

Daiseymae Says:

2017-09-05T05:48:52

It is pronouced "U-na" like the 30s actress Una Merkel.

ReneeAnne Says:

2017-05-11T03:11:10

My great grandmother was Una Belle Ralyea. My niece is Lunabella :)

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-02-13T23:49:59

I used to think this was pronounced with a "you" sound. Isn't that how Una Stubbs pronounces it? But I think most people say Oona, as per the phonetic spelling.

headintheclouds Says:

2015-10-03T14:54:57

I first heard of this name from the Anne of Green Gables series on the character Una Meredith, and like yvonne_virginia, I loved it because she was a sweet and loyal character. I'd imagine an Una in my head to either be like the character- soft-spoken, elegant and intelligent- or to be very spirited and energetic. Una is such a lovely, short and simple name, but it has a lot of impact and presence. I much prefer this spelling, since the Oona variant makes me think of Oompa Loompas!

Ariana157 Says:

2015-09-12T17:59:55

This is my favorite name

raefrank Says:

2015-07-21T02:43:19

I like this spelling better than Oona, but both are nice.

yvonne_virginia Says:

2015-07-07T20:08:43

I think I love this because of the L. M. Montgomery character, Una Meredith. She was so sweet.

yvonne_virginia Says:

2015-06-16T20:13:28

I agree.

Catastroffy Says:

2014-12-23T23:21:48

This is really quite pretty.