What does Ileana mean?
Ileana /ilea-na/ as a name for girls is of Norman, Hebrew and Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Ileana is "my God has answered; sun ray; tree; Trojan". Ileana is an alternate form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish version of Eileen. Ileana is also a variation of Eliana (Hebrew). Ileana is also used as a derivative of Helen (Greek), Ilana (Hebrew), Iliana (Greek).
Ileana has 37 more related forms via Aileen, Eileen, Eliana, Helen, Ilana, Iliana: Aleanor, Aleen, Alene▼, Eilean, Eleanor, Eleen, Elian, Eliane, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helenna, Ilane, Ilanit, Ileane, Ileanne, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene▼, Iliane, Ilka, Illa, Illeana, Illeanna, Illeanne, Illene, Illia, Illiana, Illianna, Jelena, Lana▲, Lean, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Lena▼ and Liana▲.Kreatif forms:
(female) Ileala, Ileara, ..
(male) Ileain, Ileano, ..
How popular is Ileana?
Ileana is a very popular first name for females (#1542 out of 4276, Top 36%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Ileana for girls. Ileana was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1214 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Ileana and associated names. Aileen (#562 the previous year), Aleen, Alena (#617), Alene, Eileen (#711), Elaina (#281), Elana (#1361), Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Eleni (#1425), Eliana (#117), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Ilana, Ileen, Ilene, Iliana (#830), Illa, Ilona, Lana (#351), Leana, Leanna (#725), Lena (#279) and Liana (#582) are the popular variation forms of Ileana ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Ileana were favored by parents during 1920-1929 (usage of 5.7%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 1.1%, ▼80.7%), with forms such as Alene becoming less fashionable. Helen has been the most recognizable form, though Eleanor is now the top form.
Ileana is alike in pronunciation to Alaina▲, Alana▲, Alani▲, Alawna, Alayna▲, Aleena▲, Aleynah, Aliana▲, Allana, Allona, Allyna, Alona, Alonna, Alyna, Elanah, Elanna, Elayna, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Ilena, Ilonna, Olena, Olianna and Ulani. Other suggested similar names are Adeana, Aldana, Arleana, Breana▼, Cleona, Deana▼, Deeana, Elkana, Flana, Gleana, Glenna▼, Iana, Idiana, Ilean, Ilima, Ilone, Ioana, Irena, Iriana, Ishana, Ivana, Jeana, Keana, Keeana, Meleana, Oceana, Oreana, Seana and Teana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ileana.