What does Iliana mean?
Iliana \i-lia-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced ee-lee-AHN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Iliana is "Trojan". The poetic name for the ancient city of Troy was "Ilion". Ileanna has been used by the Greek royal family. See also Liana. Actress Illeana Douglas, granddaughter of actor Melvyn Douglas.
Iliana is a very popular first name for females (#1873 out of 4276, Top 44%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Iliana for girls. Iliana was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #656 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #830 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Iliana and related names. Prominent related forms of Iliana (#830 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 are Aileen (#562 the previous year), Liana (#582), Eileen (#711), Leanna (#725), Ileana and Leana. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 2011 (usage of 0.2766%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2271%, down 17.9%), with the forms Leanna and Eileen becoming less fashionable. Liana (#582) and Aileen (#562) are two of the more fashionable birth names among these, with Aileen going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Iliana is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Aleana, Aliana, Alianna, Aliena, Alina, Allana, Eliana, Elianna, Elina, Elliana, Elyana, Ilena, Illona, Ilona, Ilonna, Iolana, Oleana, Oliana, Olianna and Olina. Other recommended similar baby names are Idiana, Ilane, Ilean, Iliane, Ilima and Iriana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Iliana.