Home > Iliana


What does Iliana mean?

Iliana Pronunciation of Iliana [il-iana] 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.

Associated with: greek, ancient (old), royal (queen).


Iliana has 10 variants: Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Ileanne, Illeana, Illeanna, Illia, Illiana, Illianna and Illionya.

Affiliated girl names: Aileen, Eileen and Ilana.

11 more related forms via Ileanna, Liana: Elana, Eleana, Eleanna, Ilania, Ilianna, Leana, Leiana, Liahna, Liane, Liann and Lianna.

Creative forms:
(female) Iliain, Ilin, ..

(male) Iliain, Ilin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Iliana Navy (I.N.), ..

How popular is Iliana?

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)

Iliana was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #656 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #904 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iliana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iliana outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Iliana (#904 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Aileen (#515 the previous year), Liana (#527), Eileen (#694), Lianna (#1212), Elana (#1522), Liane, Ileana, Ilana and Leana. Other variants, like Eleana, are seldom used. These relations of Iliana reached the height of their popularity in the 1940s (average #1660) and are now much less common (#1337, 56%), with the form Eileen falling out of fashion. Eileen is a perennial favorite, although Iliana appears to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iliana, Aileen, Eileen, Elana, Ilana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ileana, Leana, Liana, Liane, Lianna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Iliana is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Alanah, Alayna, Aleyna, Aliana, Allena, Allona, Alona, Alwyna, Alyna, Elaina, Elanah, Eleena, Elena, Elianna, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Elyana, Ilena, Ilonna, Iolana, Olena, Olianna and Olina. Other recommended names are Aldana, Ariana, Aviana, Briana, Chiana, Ciana, Cliara, Cliona, Diana, Diliana, Elian, Eliane, Elviana, Flana, Gaiana, Galiana, Giana, Giliana, Gleana, Idiana, Idina, Ilane, Ilean, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Ilima, Ilisa, Ilissa, Illene, Ilone, Indiana, Ioana, Iriana, Irina, Ivana, Jiana, Jiliana, Juliana, Keiana, Kiana, Liliana, Miliana, Oriana, Qiana, Quiana, Rhiana, Riana and Tiana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Iliana.