The meaning of Bona translates to ‘good’, ‘positive’ and the name is of Italian origin. It is derived from the names Bono, Boniface and Bonfacay. This name appears in William Shakespeare’s play 'King Henry The Sixth, Part III'. Lady Bona is the sister of King Lewis, and is a main pawn in the political game being played. This name is also adopted by the royal families of many countries. Queen Bona Sforza d’Aragona of Poland is one of the notable bearers of the name. This smart, ambitious and energetic queen ruled over Poland and was also the Grand Duchess of Lithuania.