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Riona Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Riona is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Riona is "pure, chaste".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5105  in baby name popularity for girls with 27 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Riona Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Riona has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Riona to other names.


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Riona is a diminutive (nickname) of Catriona.

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Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Riona.

Just for fun, see the name Riona in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.