What does Ayana mean?
(female) Anana, 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 #1029 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ayana and associated names. Aiyana (#845 in recent rankings), Aiyanna (#1339) and Ayanna (#896) are the prominent alternative forms of Ayana (#1029 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Ayana reached the top of their popularity less than a decade ago (median #718) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1027, ▼39%). Ayanna is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Aiyana is currently the most fashionable.
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.