Given Name IONE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ιονη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: ie-O-nee (English), IE-o-nee (English), ie-ON (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower". This was the name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, though perhaps based on the Greek place name Ionia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor.
DIMINUTIVE: Nonie (English)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017