What does Elanna mean?
Elanna [elan-na] as a name for girls is a Greek and Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Elanna is "sun ray; tree". Elanna is a variant form of Elaine (Greek): French variation of Helen. Elanna is also a derivative of Elana (Hebrew).
(female) Elanca, Elanwy, ..
(male) Elanea, .. Middle name pairings:
Elanna Allison (E.A.), ..
How popular is Elanna?
Elanna is a rare given name for females. Elanna is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Elanna (outside Top 2000) are Alaina (#176 from recent data), Alayna (#223), Elaina (#291), Elliana (#302), Elaine (#673), Elayna (#1223), Elana (#1522), Ilana and Elayne. Adoption of these forms of Elanna was at its apex during 1940-1949 (average #1665) and has remained as widespread to this day (#934, ▼12.4%), but with the version Elaine falling out of fashion. Elaine has generally been a favorite of parents, although Elliana appears to be gaining favor too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Elanna is pronounced similarly to Alana▲, Alanah, Alani▲, Alanna▲, Alawna, Alaynna, Aleana, Allena, Allina, Alona, Alonna, Alwyna, Eilena, Eilona, Eleana, Eleena, Eleni, Ellena, Elyana, Ilania, Ilena, Iliana▲, Illeanna, Ilona and Iolana. Other suggested similar names are Alanza, Ayanna▼, Belanna, Blanca▼, Blanka, Canna, Dalanna, Danna, Edana, Edlinna, Elanit, Elanor, Eleen, Elian, Eliane, Elianne, Elin, Elinda, Elkanna, Ellen▼, Ellene, Ellyn, Elmena, Elmina, Elna▼, Elon, Elvena, Elzina, Erinna, Evana, Evanne, Filanna, Flanna, Gianna, Glenna▼, Hanna▼, Janna▼, Keanna, Lanna, Lianna, Luanna, Nanna, Osanna, Rianna▼, Shanna▼, Sianna, Tyanna, Wanna, Yanna and Yoanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elanna.See names in meaning and etymology.