Oonagh - girls name

Oonagh name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 65%

Oonagh name meaning:

The name Oonagh is derived from the Irish Gaelic name "Úna" or "Oonagh," meaning "lamb" or "young sheep." In Irish mythology, Oonagh is also known as the Queen of the Fairies or the Fairy Queen. She is said to be a beautiful and powerful supernatural being associated with nature, magic, and enchantment.

The name Oonagh carries a sense of innocence, gentleness, and purity, reflecting the characteristics of a young sheep, known for its soft and delicate nature. It symbolizes innocence, grace, and femininity. As the Fairy Queen, Oonagh embodies the magical and mystical aspects of the fairy world, representing enchantment, transformation, and ethereal beauty.

Choosing the name Oonagh for a girl would not only connect her to Irish heritage and mythology but also evoke qualities of purity, gentleness, and an air of enchantment. The name carries a sense of mystique and charm, reflecting a deep connection with nature and the magical aspects of life.

Origin: Irish

Lamb. Can also be an Irish variant of Latin 'Una': One.

Related names

Latin , Benedetto, Benito, Delice, Delight, Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Deliza, Delyssa, Mariane, Oonagh , Sylvana, Sylvina, Sylvonna

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Overall UK ranking: 1962 out of 5581

14 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Oonagh

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