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Gender Feminine
Usage Irish, English
Pronounced Pron. MO-nə(English)
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT. It is also associated with Greek monos "one" and Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' (in which case it is a contraction of Italian ma donna meaning "my lady").
VariantsMonat, Moyna, Muadhnait(Irish) Monna(English)
Other Languages & CulturesMoyna(Scottish)
Same SpellingMona (2), Mona (3)
User SubmissionMona


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