What does Ayana mean?
Ayana [ayana] as a girls' name has its root in Kiswahili, and the meaning of the name Ayana is "beautiful flower". Ayana is an alternate spelling of Ayanna (Kiswahili).
(female) Ayanan, Ayna, ..
(male) Ayara, Ayas, ..
How popular is Ayana?
Ayana is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2285 out of 4276, Top 53%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ayana for girls. Ayana was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #654 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #1038 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the popularity of the girl name Ayana and associated names. Aiyana (#837 in recent rankings), Aiyanna (#1266) and Ayanna (#1070) are the prominent alternative forms of Ayana (#1038 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Ayana reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (median #718) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1052, ▼42%).
Ayana is alike in pronunciation to Aenya, Ainah, Anaya▲, Anna▼, Annah, Anni, Anny, Anya, Auina, Eanna, Eena, Ena, Ina▼, Ioana, Ioanah, Ioanna, Iona▼, Iynaia, Una▼, Wanna, Yana, Yanna, Yna, Yoana and Yona. Other suggested similar names are Abina, Adana, Adena, Aghna, Ahava, Alaina▲, Alana▲, Alawna, Alayna▲, Aldana, Allana, Amaia, Amana, Amani▲, Amaya▲, Anaca, Anaka, Anani, Anina, Arava, Aryana▲, Aryanna▲, Aya▲, Ayala, Aydana, Ayn, Azania, Brana, Chana▲, Ciana, Dana▼, Dwana, Dyana, Dyna, Elana, Elyana, Fyona, Gana, Ilana, Jana▼, Joana▼, Liana▲, Lynna, Osana, Rana, Rayana, Ryana, Seana, Tana and Tyana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ayana.See names in meaning and etymology.