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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.

Iliana has 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 prominent first name for women (#1873 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Iliana entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #656 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #904. (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. Liana (#527 from current records) and Ileana are the popular variation forms of Iliana (#904 from current records) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Iliana was widespread in 2011 (median #1054) and is almost as conventional today. Liana and Iliana are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iliana, Ileana, Liana 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 Alaina, Alani, Aleana, Alena, Aliana, Aliena, Allana, Alonna, Alwinna, Alyna, Alyona, Elainna, Elanah, Eleana, Elena, Eliana, Elianna, Elina, Elliana, Ellina, Ellona, Ilena, Ilianna, Ilonna and Olena. 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, Ilean, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Ilima, Ilisa, Ilissa, Illene, Ilone, Indiana, Ioana, Iriana, Irina, Ishana, Jiana, Jiliana, Juliana, Keiana, Kiana, Leiana, Liliana, Miliana, Oriana, Qiana, Quiana, Rhiana, Riana and Tiana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Iliana.

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