What does Elana mean?
Associated with: tree.
Related girl name: Elaine.
38 more related forms via Helen: Alena▲, Alene▼, Aline▼, Alyona, Elaina▲, Elaine▼, Elayne, Eleanor, Elena▲, Eleni, Elenora▼, Elianora, Elinor▼, Ella▲, Elle▲, Ellee, Ellen▼, Ellie▲, Ellin, Elly, Ellyn, Elnora▼, Galina, Halina, Helaina, Helana, Helena, Ileana, Ilene▼, Ilka, Ilona, Jelena, Lana▲, Lean, Leana, Lena▼, Lina and Yelena.Creative forms:
(female) Elada, Elaka, ..
(male) Elaan, Elawyn, .. Middle name pairings:
Elana Taryn (E.T.), ..
How popular is Elana?
Elana is a very prominent first name for females (#1899 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Elana was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1062 in the U.S. in 1995, and is at #1522 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Alena (#596 from recent data), Alene, Aline, Elaina (#291), Elaine (#673), Elayne, Eleanor (#60), Elena (#106), Eleni (#1595), Elenora, Elinor (#1413), Ella (#18), Elle (#398), Ellen (#705), Ellie (#47), Elly (#1474), Ellyn, Elnora, Helen (#419), Helena (#534), Ilana, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Lana (#353), Leana, Lena (#272) and Lina (#857) are the popular related forms of Elana (#1522 from recent data). Usage of these forms of Elana reached its most widespread during the years 1920-1929 (average #1036) and has become much reduced since (#1149, 69% less usage), with versions such as Elaine becoming less in vogue. The trendier birth names here are Alena, Elaina, Elena, Ella, Elle, Ellie and Lana.
Elana is pronounced similarly to Alana▲, Alanna▲, Alannah▲, Alawna, Alaynna, Alenah, Alianna▲, Aliena, Allina, Alona, Alwyna, Elainna, Elenyi, Eliana▲, Ellina, Elonna, Ileanna, Ilena, Illiana, Iolana, Oleana, Olena, Oliana, Wilona and Yllona. Other suggested similar names are Brana, Dana▼, Dylana, Eanna, Edana, Edna▼, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elanit, Elata, Elen, Elene, Elga, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elika, Elin, Eline, Elkana, Ellan, Ellane, Ellga, Ellma, Ellsa, Elma▼, Elmena, Elmina, Elna▼, Elon, Elsa, Eltha, Elva▼, Elvina, Elyn, Elynn, Emina, Erlina, Etana, Evana, Flana, Giana, Juana, Nolana, Qiana, Sana, Tyana and Yoana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elana.See names in meaning and etymology.