ILONA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EE-lo-naw (Hungarian), ee-LO-nah (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly a Hungarian form of HELEN
Related Names
VARIANTS: Heléna (Hungarian), Elena, Helena, Helene (German), Eliina, Elina, Helena (Finnish), Helēna, Jeļena (Latvian), Elena (Lithuanian), Helena (Polish), Helena (Czech)
DIMINUTIVES: Ili, Ilka, Ilonka (Hungarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Helene, Helena (Ancient Greek), Elaine (Arthurian Romance), Elena (Bulgarian), Helena, Jelena, Elena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Croatian), Eli, Elin, Ella, Helena, Helene, Lena, Lene (Danish), Heleen, Heleentje, Helena (Dutch), Elaina, Elaine, Ella, Elle, Ellen, Ellie, Elly, Helen, Helena, Hellen, Laney, Lena, Nelda, Nell, Nelle, Nellie, Nelly (English), Helena, Leena (Estonian), Hélène (French), Elene (Georgian), Elene, Eleni (Greek), Helen, Helena, Helene (Greek Mythology), Léan (Irish), Elena (Italian), Elena (Macedonian), Eli, Elin, Ella, Helena, Helene, Lena, Lene (Norwegian), Helena, Lena (Portuguese), Elena, Ileana, Lenuța (Romanian), Elena, Yelena, Alyona, Lena (Russian), Eilidh (Scottish), Jelena, Jela, Jelica, Jelka (Serbian), Alena, Helena, Lenka (Slovak), Alena, Alenka, Elena, Helena, Jela, Jelena, Jelica, Jelka (Slovene), Elena, Ileana, Iliana (Spanish), Elin, Elina, Ella, Helena, Helene, Lena (Swedish), Olena, Lesya (Ukrainian), Elen, Elin (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  - 
Finland  ranked #44 
France  ranked #195 
Netherlands  -