Abouna is a surname. Abouna or more commonly Abuna is a religious title carried by head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church see List and the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church see List

Notable persons with the surname may include:

  • Andraos Abouna (1943–2010), Chaldean Catholic titular bishop of Hirta and the auxiliary bishop of the Chaldean Catholic Patriarchate of Babylon
  • Jean-Patrick Abouna (born 1990), Cameroonian football player
  • Thierry Modo Abouna (born 1981), Cameroonian football player

    ;As title of Father
  • Abouna Gabriel Abdel El-Metgaly (1918–1978), Egyptian hegumen of the Coptic Orthodox Church
  • Abouna Matta El Meskeen or Father Matta El Meskeen (1919–2006), Coptic Orthodox monk
  • Abouna Menassa Elkomos Youhanna (1899–1930), Coptic priest, historian and theologian


  • Abouna (film), 2002 film by Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun