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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
The name Oona was given to 129 girls born in the US in 2015.
-- HerculePoirot  6/15/2016
Oona is a very interesting name. It looks weird with 2 o's. It reminds me of an octopus because the name Oona is very odd.
-- Anonymous User  6/25/2016
Oona is an agent who is the lab assistant of Agent Oscar in the PBS Kids show, Odd Squad.
-- Anonymous User  8/5/2016
Oona O'Neill Chaplin, Lady Chaplin was the daughter of Nobel and Pulitzer-Prize-winning American playwright Eugene O'Neill and English-born writer Agnes Boulton, and the fourth and last wife of English actor and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.
-- cutenose  3/17/2017
Oona Castilla Chaplin is a Spanish actress. She is the daughter of Geraldine Chaplin, the granddaughter of English film star Charlie Chaplin, and the great-granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill. She is known for playing Marnie Madden in The Hour, Talisa Maegyr in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones, Kitty Trevelyan in The Crimson Field and Zilpha Geary in Taboo.
-- cutenose  3/17/2017
Oona Laurence is an American youth theatre actress who is best known for originating the role of Matilda Wormwood in Matilda on Broadway alongside Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, and Sophia Gennusa. She is a New York City-based child actor with credits in film, theater, and television.
-- cutenose  4/6/2017

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