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What does Ayanna mean?

Ayanna Pronunciation of Ayanna [ayan-na] as a girls' name is pronounced ay-AHN-ah. It is of Kiswahili origin, and the meaning of Ayanna is "beautiful flower". Also an invented name based on Anna.

Associated with: beautiful, flower.


Ayanna has 11 variants: Aivana, Aivanna, Aiyana, Aiyanna, Avana, Avania, Avannia, Ayana, Ayonna, Iana and Ianna.

Related girl name: Quiana.

6 more different relations via Anna: Ana, Ania, Anja, Ann, Annah and Hania.

Creative forms:
(female) Ananna, Aranna, ..

(male) Ayanan, Ayanas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ayanna Lexie (A.L.), ..

How popular is Ayanna?

Ayanna is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2350 out of 4276, Top 55%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ayanna was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #362 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is presently at #1070. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayanna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ayanna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Ayanna (#1070 in recent rankings) are Anna (#44 in recent rankings), Ana (#211), Aiyana (#837), Ann (#893), Ayana (#1038), Aiyanna (#1266), Quiana, Annah, Ania and Anja. Adoption of these forms of Ayanna was at its highest in the 1880s (median #1536) and is now much diminished (#1214, 92.7%), with versions like Anna becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayanna, Aiyana, Aiyanna, Ana, Ania in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anja, Ann, Anna, Annah, Ayana, Quiana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ayanna is pronounced similarly to Aanya, Aenya, Agna, Aina, Anaya, Anni, Anny, Anya, Auina, Eanna, Ioana, Ioanna, Ioannah, Juana, Unna, Wahnna, Wanna, Yana, Yanna, Yionna, Yoana, Yoanna and Yoannah. Other recommended names are Adanna, Alana, Alanna, Alanza, Alawna, Alayna, Alaynna, Alonna, Amaia, Amana, Amanda, Ananda, Anne, Anonna, Aranza, Aryana, Aryanna, Aryanne, Avianna, Ayala, Aydana, Azania, Bryanna, Danna, Deanna, Dhanna, Dyann, Dyanna, Fayanna, Flanna, Gianna, Hanna, Ivanna, Janna, Jeanna, Joanna, Keanna, Kianna, Luanna, Miyanna, Nanna, Rayanna, Rianna, Roanna, Royanna, Ryana, Ryanna, Ryanne, Sanna, Toyanna, Tyanna and Zanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ayanna.

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