Meaning and name origin
Ayana \a-yana, aya-na\ as a girl's name is of Kiswahili origin, and the meaning of Ayana is "beautiful flower". Ayana is a variant of Ayanna (Kiswahili): also an invented name based on Anna. Somewhat irregularly used as a birth name.
Ayana is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2285 out of 4276, Top 53%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ayana for girls. Ayana reached its highest rank of #654 in the U.S. in 2001 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ayana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aiyana (#845), Ayanna (#896) and Ayana. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Ayana▼ is also pronounced similarly to Agna, Aina, Ana▲, Anna, Auina, Ioana, Juana▼, Yana and Yoana. Other suggested similar baby names are Adana, Alana▲, Amana, Aryana▲, Avana, Ayala, Aydana, Ayn, Dyana, Ryana and Tyana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ayana.