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What does Ianna mean?

Ianna Pronunciation of Ianna [ian-na] as a girls' name is of Kiswahili origin, and the meaning of the name Ianna is "beautiful flower". Ianna is an alternate spelling of Ayanna (Kiswahili).

Associated with: beautiful, flower.


Ianna has 5 variants: Aiyana, Aiyanna, Ayana, Ayonna and Iana.

4 more relations via Ayanna: Aivanna, Avana, Avania and Avannia.

Creative forms:
(female) Ianga, Imanna, ..

(male) Ianiah, Ianno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ianna Devyn (I.D.), ..

How popular is Ianna?

Ianna is an uncommon given name for women. Ianna is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Ianna (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aiyana (#837 in 2015), Aiyanna (#1266), Ayana (#1038) and Ayanna (#1070). These relations of Ianna were favored by parents 5 years ago (median #718) and are somewhat less popular today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aiyana, Aiyanna, Ayana, Ayanna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ianna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ianna is alike in pronunciation to Agna, Aina, Ania, Anna, Anni, Anny, Eanna, Ennya, Enya, Ina, Inya, Ioana, Ioanna, Ioannah, Ionie, Una, Unna, Wanna, Wina, Winny, Yanna, Yionna, Yna, Yoana and Yoannah. Other suggested similar names are Alanna, Canna, Daena, Dafna, Dahna, Danna, Dawna, Donna, Dyanna, Faina, Hana, Hanna, Honna, Idania, Idona, Ilania, Ilena, Ilianna, Inga, Innga, Irayna, Irena, Ivanna, Janna, Jayna, Jenna, Joanna, Kianna, Laina, Lana, Lanna, Lenna, Lianna, Lynna, Nanna, Osanna, Penna, Ranna, Reanna, Ronna, Ryanna, Sanna, Tana, Tyanna, Vana, Vanna, Vianna, Warna, Zanna and Zoanna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ianna.

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