What does Ciana mean?
Ciana /cia-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced see-AHN-ah, chee-AHN-ah, kee-AHN-ah. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Ciana is "light". Nickname for Luciana. Also a variant form of the Irish Gaelic name Ciannait, meaning "ancient, enduring".
(female) Choina, Cina, ..
(male) Ciaian, Cianat, ..
How popular is Ciana?
Ciana is an uncommon first name for females. Ciana is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Ciana for girls. Ciana entered the list in 1998 and reached its highest rank of #1560 in the U.S. in 2008, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Ciana and associated names. Cianna, Kiana (#909 from current records) and Luciana (#469) are the prominent related forms of Ciana. Usage of these relations of Ciana was well-received among parents 18 years ago (median #1547) and is somewhat lower today. Kiana has generally been the top pick of parents, although Luciana seems to be getting popular too, while Kiana has become less popular.
Ciana is pronounced similarly to Cinnie, Cyanea, Sana, Sanna, Seanna, Sena▼, Siana, Sienna, Signa, Signy, Sina, Zahna, Zaina, Zanna, Zayna, Zeena, Zena, Zenna, Zinia, Zinnia, Zinnya, Zinya, Zoanna, Zona▼ and Zyna. Other recommended names are Aivana, Aiyana, Ariana▲, Avana, Cama, Canna, Cariana, Chana▲, Chanae, Chanah, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Channa, Chanya, Chiana, Chianna, Chiara, China, Chyna▼, Ciara▼, Cima, Cira, Citara, Diana▼, Diona, Dzana, Elana, Giana▲, Iana, Iriana, Jiana, Kiauna, Liana▲, Mirana, Oriana, Qiana, Rhiana, Riana, Rianna▼, Rina, Roana, Teana, Tiana, Tiauna, Viana, Vina▼, Viona, Virna and Yoana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ciana.