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Meaning and Name Origin

Eliana \e-lia-na\ as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Eliana) is pronounced el-ee-AH-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eliana is "my God has answered". Also the Spanish and Italian form of the Roman family name Aeliana. This may have come from the Greek word for the sun, helios, and the name may thus mean "daughter of the sun". See also Liana.


Eliana has 14 variants: Eleana, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elianna, Elianne, Elice, Eliette, Eline, Elliana, Elyana, Elyette, Ileana and Lina.

For more information, see also the related girl name Aliana.

Eliana has 8 more related variations via Liana: Leana, Leanna, Leiana, Liahna, Liane, Liann, Lianna and Lianne.


Eliana is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2725 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Eliana for girls. Eliana entered the list in 1991 and reached its highest position of #117 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eliana name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Eliana and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Eliana (#117 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Aliana (#703 the previous year), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296), Ileana, Leana, Leanna (#725), Liana (#582) and Lina (#767). These girl names are at the peak of their popularity presently, except for the versions Leanna and Lina which have become less in vogue. The most trendy birth names here are Aliana (#703), Eliana (#117), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296) and Liana (#582), with Eliana having a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aliana, Eliana, Elianna, Elliana, Ileana, Leana, Leanna, Liana, Lina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eliana is pronounced similarly to Alana, Aleana, Alianna, Aliena, Alina, Allana, Elaina, Elainna, Elana, Elanah, Elanna, Elayna, Eleanna, Eleena, Elena, Elina, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Ilana, Iliana, Ilianna, Illiana, Oleana, Oliana, Olianna and Olina. Other recommended similar baby names are Elan, Elane, Elin, Elkana, Ellan, Ellane, Elna and Elviana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eliana.