Happy Birthday Iona Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Iona! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Iona personalized card to you. Dear Iona, I wish you a bright and beautiful day on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Iona’s birthday. Iona is also a good name to be given to newborn babies.
Iona Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Feminine, USAGE: English, Scottish, PRONOUNCED: ie-ON-a (English). From the name of the island off Scotland where Saint Columba founded a monastery. The name of the island is Old Norse in origin and apparently derives simply from ey meaning “island”. Iona is a unisex name that is taken from the Scottish island of Iona (Scottish Gaelic: i Chaluim Chille), a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland. It was a center of Irish monasticism for four centuries and is today renowned for its tranquility and natural beauty. This name derives from the English “eyot” which in turn derives from the Old English “ieg”, meaning “A little island, especially in a river or lake”. Iona originates in the Old Norse language and means “born on an island”. It is derived from the name of a small island off the western coast of Scotland. It is also the name of several places in the United States. As a feminine given name, it is rather rare in the United States.