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Rona, RONA or Róna may refer to:



Given name[edit]

  • Rona, a diminutive of the Russian male given name Aaron
  • Rona Ambrose (born 1969), former interim leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons
  • Rona Anderson (1926–2013), Scottish stage, film, and television actress
  • Rona Barrett (born 1936), American gossip columnist and businesswoman
  • Rona Coleman (active from 1970s), Australian actress
  • Rona Dougall (born late 1960s), Scottish broadcast journalist and television presenter
  • Rona Elliot (born 1947), American music journalist
  • Rona Fairhead, (born 1961), British businesswoman and chairwoman of the BBC Trust
  • Rona Green (disambiguation), several people
  • Rona Hartner (born 1973), Romanian actress, painter and singer
  • Rona Marjory Hurley (1897–1985), New Zealand tobacco grower and buyer
  • Rona Jaffe, (1931–2005), American novelist
  • Rona Kenan (born 1979), Israeli singer/songwriter
  • Rona E. Kramer (born 1954), American politician from Maryland
  • Rona Lightfoot (born 1936), Scottish piper and singer
  • Rona Mackay (active from 2016), Scottish politician
  • Rona McKenzie (1922-1999), New Zealand female cricketer
  • Rona McLeod (active 1990s), Australian TV actress
  • Rona Mitra (born 1975), English actress, model and singer
  • Rona Moss-Morris (born before 2006), South African-born academic psychologist
  • Rona Munro (born 1959), Scottish writer
  • Rona Murray (1924-2003), Canadian poet
  • Rona Nishliu (born 1986), Kosovo-Albanian singer and radio presenter
  • Rona Pondick (born 1952), American sculptor
  • Rona Randall (born 1911), British writer
  • Rona Robinson, British suffragette who in 1905 was the first woman in the United Kingdom to gain a first-class degree in chemistry
  • Rona Rupert (1934–1995), South African author
  • Rona Shapiro (born before 1990), American rabbi, the first female rabbi to head a Conservative synagogue in Cleveland
  • Rona Stevenson (1911–1988), New Zealand politician
  • Rona Tong (born 1915/16), New Zealand track and field athlete who competed at the 1938 British Empire Games
  • Rona Yefman (born 1972), Israeli artist based in New York City


In fiction and mythology[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Cyclone Rona–Frank - A destructive cyclone that hit Queensland, Australia in February 1999
  • Return on net assets, a measure of a company's financial performance which takes the use of assets into account
  • Rona (1892) a racing yacht built in 1892 in New Zealand, named after the Rona of Maori legend
  • Rona, Inc. a Canadian hardware and home improvement retailer
  • Rona Tranby Trust, an Australian-based not-for-profit organisation established in 1991 to support the recording and preservation of Indigenous Australian oral history
  • S.S. Sturmbrigade R.O.N.A., a Russian military formation which fought for Nazi Germany in World War II

See also[edit]