Tona name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tona mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tona

User Submitted Origins

Native American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Australia says the name Tona means "coffee tree" and is of African origin.
  2. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Tona is of Yoruba origin and means "Follow the way".
  3. A submission from Nebraska, U.S. says the name Tona means "Praiseworthy" and is of English origin.
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International Interest
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  1. Alternative form of tonal (animal companion).

tona was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, Classical Nahuatl, Finnish, Galician, Italian, Latin, Phuthi, Polish, Serbo-Croatian, Swazi, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Tona

Notable Persons Named Tona

Toña la Negra

Toña la Negra was a bolero and canción musician. Toña was given the name María Antonia del Carmen Peregrino Álvarez on October 17th, 1912 in Veracruz (city). She died on December 19th, 1982.

Tona Scherchen

Tona was born on March 12th, 1938.


Toña is a soccer player for the Spain women's national under-17 football team, Oviedo Moderno CF, and Spain women's national football team. Toña was born in 1966 in Oviedo.

Tona Rozum

Tona Bounmalay

Tona Bounmalay is an athlete for the Laos national beach soccer team.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tona

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tona


Toña is a soccer player for the Spain women's national under-17 football team, Oviedo Moderno CF, and Spain women's national football team. Toña was born in 1966 in Oviedo.

Theresa Tona

Theresa was born on January 22nd, 1991.

Elisabetta Tona

Elisabetta Tona is a soccer player for the A.S.D. Torres Calcio Femminile, ASD Fiammamonza 1970, F.C. Indiana, and Italy women's national football team. Elisabetta was born on January 22nd, 1984 in Lecco, Italy.

Rafel Tona

Rafel was born on June 24th, 1903. He breathed his last breath on February 12th, 1987.

Foti Tona

Foti Tona is an athlete for the KF Skënderbeu Korçë.

Kleon Tona

Kleon Tona is a sports team member for the FK Pacific.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tona U.S.
  White 57.45% 64.26%
  African American 8.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 29.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tona

People with the last name Tona are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Tona

  • How Popular is the name Tona? Tona is the 8,741st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tona was the 69,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,415 babies born with the first name Tona in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tona to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tona is Thursday, October 26th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Tona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tona was in 1964 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Tona Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tona is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Missouri have the same name in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Tona: The name spelled backwards is Anot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anto. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tona? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 282 people with the last name Tona.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tona? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tona as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Tona name meaning

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