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Ileana meaning and name origin

Ileana \i-lea-na\ as a girl's name has the meaning "my God has answered; sun ray; tree; Trojan" and is a variant of Aileen (Norman): Scottish variant of Eileen; also variant of Evelyn. Also a variant of Eliana (Hebrew): also the Spanish and Italian form of the Roman family name Aeliana. Ileana is also used as a variant of Helen (Greek), mythology: the abduction of Zeus's mortal daughter, Helen of Troy, resulted in the Trojan War. Ileana is also a variant of Ilana (Hebrew): a name given to girls born on the Jewish holiday "The New Year of the Trees". Ileana is also a variant of Iliana (Greek): the poetic name for the ancient city of Troy was "Ilion".

Ileana has 15 variant forms: Eilena, Elaina, Elana, Eleana, Eleanna, Elena, Eleni, Elianna, Elliana, Elyana, Ilania, Ileanna, Ilianna, Ilona, Yelena.

Ileana is also pronounced similarly to Alana, Aleana, Aleena, Alena, Aleyna, Allana, Eleena, Ilena, Illeana, Illeanna, Illiana, Illona, Ilonna, Iolana, Oleana, Olena and Oliana. Other suggested similar baby names are Gleana, Ilane, Ilean, Ileane, Ileanne, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene and Iliane.

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Popularity of Ileana

Ileana is a very popular first name for females (#1542 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Ileana name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Ileana with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Ileana name in U.S.
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