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What does Carlana mean?

Carlana Pronunciation of Carlana [car-lana] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the name Carlana means "free man". Carlana is a version of Carla (Old German).


Carlana has 2 variants: Carlena and Carlina.

35 more different relations via Carla: Carlah, Carle, Carleah, Carlee, Carleen, Carleeza, Carlene, Carleta, Carletha, Carletta, Carley, Carli, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlie, Carlin, Carliqua, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlista, Carlita, Carlla, Carlonda, Carlreca, Carly, Carlyjo, Carlyn, Carlyse, Karla, Karlita and Karlla.

Creative forms:
(female) Carlany, Corlana, ..

(male) Carlain, Carlani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carlana Avia (C.A.), ..

How popular is Carlana?

Carlana is an uncommon first name for females. Carlana is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Carlana (outside Top 2000) are Carly (#389 via latest list), Karla (#510), Carlee (#768), Carla (#873), Carlie (#1047), Carley (#1106), Carli (#1521), Carleen, Carlyn, Carlene and Carletta. Adoption of these relations of Carlana reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #986) and is now much reduced (#1292, down 64.3%), with forms like Karla becoming somewhat dated. Karla is the steady favorite, though Carly is now the top form. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carla, Carlee, Carleen, Carlene, Carletta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carley, Carli, Carlie, Carly, Carlyn, Karla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Carly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carlana is alike in pronunciation to Carlaena, Carleena, Carlenna, Carlyna, Karlena and Karlina. Other suggested similar names are Arlana, Calina, Callan, Capriana, Caraleena, Caraline, Caralynn, Caranda, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carilena (see Caroline), Carilyn, Carlan, Carlein, Carlen, Carlinda, Carline, Carling, Carllen, Carlota, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carlynne, Carman, Carmania, Carmanya, Carmina, Carna, Carolann, Carolanne, Carolena, Caroliana, Carolin, Carolina, Carolinda, Caroline, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carolynn, Carynna, Catlaina (see Catherine), Catlina, Charlaine, Charlanna, Charlayne, Charlena, Charlene, Charlina, Charline, Charlyn, Charlynn, Coralena, Coralina, Coreana (see Corinna), Corlene, Darlena, Earlena, Earlina, Garland, Jaelana, Kariana, Malana, Mariana, Marlane, Marlena, Marlina and Sharlana (see Sharlene). These names tend to be more commonly used than Carlana.

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