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An ion is a charged atomic particle.
-- breakofday  12/22/2005
Exactly what I was thinking. This name is very... science-y. ;) Don't like it, although wouldn't it be pronounced like yawn?
-- Anonymous User  5/10/2006
Ion Voicu (October 8, 1923–February 24, 1997) was a Romanian violinist and orchestral conductor of Roma ethnicity. In 1969 he founded the award-winning Bucharest Chamber Orchestra, which is now conducted by his son Mădălin Voicu.
-- Anonymous User  6/1/2007
Tudor Arghezi was the pen name of Ion N. Theodorescu. He was a Romanian writer most noted for his contributions to poetry and children's literature.
-- Anonymous User  6/1/2007
Ion Luca Caragiale was a Romanian playwright and short story writer. His plays are characterised by a classical construction and a very acute observation of the social realities of the time, always mixed with a fine sense of irony. As a founding figure of Romanian literature, Caragiale is portrayed on the old 1,000,000 lei note issued in December 2003 and also on the new 100 lei banknote issued after the denomination process in late 2005.
-- Anonymous User  6/1/2007
Ion Creangă (1837 - 1889) was a Romanian children's writer and memoirist. Beside his masterpiece, Amintiri din copilărie (Childhood memories), some of his most famous stories are Moş Ion Roată şi Unirea, Dănilă Prepeleac, Povestea porcului, Fata babei şi fata moşului, and Ivan Turbincă.
-- Anonymous User  6/1/2007
It's not YAHN, it's YON. Rhymes with "tone."
-- Anonymous User  7/3/2007
My brother's name is Ion, and we pronounce it with a long "I" and "YAWN".
-- yuri  9/8/2007
It takes some getting used to but I think it's a wonderful name. :) I named a Romanian character this in my story although I may be changing it because it doesn't really seem to fit him.
-- Anonymous User  9/19/2008
Ion Perdicaris was a Greek-American that was kidnapped in Morocco in 1904. This was called the Perdicaris Incident.
-- Anonymous User  10/22/2008
Ion Antonescu was the vicious dictator of Romania during WWII. He was responsible for the death of many people, including most of Romania's Jews.
-- bananarama  9/7/2009
Romanian pronunciation is YON (long 'o' sound). [noted -ed]
-- Kate  6/14/2011
Ion Iliescu was president of Romania between 1992-1996 and 2000-2004.
-- bogatzik  1/18/2012

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