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Oona O'Neil Chaplin was Charlie Chaplin's beloved wife and the daughter of the playwright Eugene O'Neil.
-- sontag  3/31/2005
This is the name of a voiceless mermaid in Eva Ibbotson's Island of the Aunts.
-- Anonymous User  1/2/2006
Oona is also the name of a fairy in the 1985 movie "Legend", starring Tom Cruise and Tim Curry. I know someone who named her daughter Oonaleyna (which she made up by combining Oona and Lena). I think Oona is a very sweet, otherworldly name. I might even name my daughter this.
-- Anonymous User  4/26/2006
This name looks quite strange with 2 o's.
-- Anonymous User  5/2/2006
Oona is also used in Finland. Pronunciation is AW-nah.
-- Anonymous User  5/5/2006
I can see someone, deep in the night, crooning this name at the moon (on a mountaintop). Oona. Oona!
-- Anonymous User  3/25/2007
For some reason I don't like this. I like Una and Oonagh, but Oona looks either like an imcomplete Oonagh or a 'creative'ly spelled Una.
-- Anonymous User  6/8/2007
Oona is the name of Radiohead musician Ed O'Brien's daughter.
-- scholasticastewart  1/15/2008
In the book "Smack" by Melvin Burgess, about some teenage runaways who become addicted to heroin, the two main characters, Gemma and Tar (real name David) have a daughter named Oona. I love this name, it is so much prettier spelled Oona than Una! It's also close to one of my favorite names, Luna. Oona really is a beautiful name.
-- harry_sent_me  4/29/2008
Oona is in the Irregulars in the book Kiki Strike by Kirsten Miller. In the book, she is Chinese.
-- Anonymous User  6/3/2008
Oona is also rather commonly used in Finland. [noted -ed]
-- Kirushka  6/17/2009
Oona King is a former Labour Party MP. She was the second black female MP to be elected to the British parliament (the first was Diane Abbott).
-- Caledonia558  12/8/2011
Oona Garthwaite is an American singer-songwriter.
-- Anonymous User  6/13/2012
Oona Hart is an American model and actress.
-- Anonymous User  6/13/2012
Oona is one of the merpeople featured on the Nickelodeon cartoon Bubble Guppies.
-- jbr1234  3/14/2013
Too close to Orla, I'd say.
-- Hushpuppy  4/14/2014

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