What does Ayana mean?
(female) Ayanan, Ayna, ..
(male) Ayara, Ayas, .. Middle name pairings:
Ayana Soraya (A.S.), ..
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)
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. 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, Arina, Aryana▲, Aryanna▲, Aya▲, Ayala, Aydana, Ayn, Azania, Brana, Chana▲, Ciana, Dana▼, Dayana▲, Duana, Dyana, Dylana, Elyana, Etana, Flana, Giana, Ilana, Jeana, Joana▼, Liana▲, Mayana, Rayana, Ryana, Seana, Tana and Tyana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ayana.See names in meaning and etymology.