Fiona

Fiona - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fiona, meaning white, fair, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1958 on position #2050. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fiona and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fiona? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Fiona. The baby girl name Fiona was given to 1,472 baby girls in 2012, ranking #208 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 960 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fiona peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 208.



Famous with this name

Fiona Leung
Fiona Fraser
Fiona Coors


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Fiona is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fiona is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #60 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #781.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Fiona is where you live.


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Fiona origin and meaning

Fiona is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means white, fair. To see famous people named Fiona, pop culture references for the name Fiona and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fiona

We've found the following names that sound similar to Fiona, sorted by popularity.

Fannie / Fanny / Fawn / Fabiana / Fumie / Fabienne / Fumi / Fumiye / Fabian / Fionna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012208
2011267
2010258
2009314
2008349
2007353
2006336
2005377
2004329
2003354
2002347
2001419
2000473
1999475
1998528
1997520
1996610
1995791
1994924
19931002
19921051
1991875
1990953
19891064
19881193
19871217
19861384
19851489
19841707
19831366
19821548
19811429
19801737
19791794
19781899
19771761
19761593
19751715
19741543
19731435
19721325
19711659
19701314
19691318
19681599
19671249
19661458
19651631
19641618
19632396
19622164
19611652
19582050

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont60
Massachusetts64
Maine71
Washington115
New York116
New Hampshire123
Rhode Island124
Connecticut126
Pennsylvania128
Delaware129
Minnesota133
Alaska138
New Jersey140
Oregon144
Maryland147
Illinois156
Hawaii165
Colorado181
District of Columbia183
Wisconsin217
Virginia220
North Dakota221
California231
Michigan246
Indiana246
Missouri250
Ohio258
Florida270
Kansas282
Iowa289
North Carolina308
West Virginia314
Arizona316
Arkansas339
Georgia344
Utah363
Idaho367
New Mexico399
Oklahoma433
Texas472
South Carolina483
Kentucky523
Alabama565
Tennessee750
Louisiana781

Even more about Fiona


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Fiona a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Fiona?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Fiona
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 960
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1958
2012 births +1,472

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