What does Ileana mean?
Ileana \i-lea-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 a form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish variant 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 35 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, Illa, Illeana, Illeanna, Illeanne, Illene, Illia, Illiana, Illianna, Jelena, Lana▲, Leana, Leanah, Leanna▼, Lena▲ and Liana▲.
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 #935 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, 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, Alene, Eileen (#711), Elaina (#281), Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Eliana (#117), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Ilene, Iliana (#830), Lana (#351), Leana, Leanna (#725), Lena (#279) and Liana (#582) are the popular variation forms of Ileana ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names are at the peak of their popularity today, except for the forms Alene, Eileen, Helen, Ilene and Leanna which have fallen out of fashion. The most trendy girl names in this list are Elaina (#281), Eleanor (#78), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296) and Lena (#279), and there is also a revival in birth name usage for Eleanor and Lena. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ileana is alike in pronunciation to Alana▲, Aleana, Aleena▲, Alena▲, Aleyna, Aliana▲, Allana, Eleena, Ilena, Illona, Ilonna, Iolana, Oleana, Olena and Oliana. Other suggested similar baby names are Gleana and Ilean. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ileana.