Meaning and name origin
Eliana \e-lia-na\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2725 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eliana for girls. Eliana reached its highest rank of #117 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Eliana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eliana (#117), Elliana (#296), Liana (#582), Elianna (#651), Lina (#767) and Ileana. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Eliana▲ is also pronounced similarly to Alana▲, Aleana, 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 suggested similar baby names are Elan, Elane, Elin, Elkana, Ellan, Ellane, Elna▼ and Elviana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Eliana.