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Origin of the name MUNA.
Etymology of the name MUNA.
Meaning of the baby name MUNA.


MUÑA.  f.  A feminine form of Spanish Basque Muño (q.v.), of unknown meaning.  Also Munila. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884. 

MUNA (منى).  f. Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word muna, meaning "desire, wish." (An Arabic-English Vocabulary of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt, Spiro, 1895).  Also spelled Mouna and Mona.

... If Ptolemy's "Minoei" be rightly located in this valley, the present name and derivation "Muna" (desire), because Adam here desired Paradise of Allah, must be modern. (Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah, Burton, 1857)

MUNA.  m.  A Native American Hopi name meaning "flooded."  The name refers to the flooding of the fields by the high waters coming down the washes, an event for which many prayers are uttered, songs chanted, and offerings made. (Fieldiana: Anthropology, v. 6, 1922).

MUNA (מוּנָא).  m.  Hebrew name meaning "allotted." (Assyrian Dictionary, Norris, v.3, 1872).

... The rabbis taught: If one made pauses in his reading, he has fulfilled his duty; but if he read it irregularly, he has not; R. Muna says in the name of R. Jehudah: Even when one has made pauses he has done his duty, provided they were not long enough for the reading of the whole Megilla, but otherwise he must begin again from the beginning... (New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud, Rodkinson, 1899)


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