What does Ioana mean?
Ioana has 2 variants: Ioanah and Ioannah.Creative forms:
(female) Ioain, Ioara, ..
(male) Ioaian, Ioain, .. Middle name pairings:
Ioana Brighton (I.B.), ..
How popular is Ioana?
Ioana is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Ioana is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Joanna (#306 a year ago) is the only prominent variation form of Ioana (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ioanah, are uncommon. This relation of Ioana was favored as a birth name in the 1980s (adoption of 0.11%) and is somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.06%, 43.3% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Ioana is alike in pronunciation to Aina, Auina, Ayanna▼, Ayonna, Ena, Enaya, Euna, Ina▼, Inah, Inaya, Inya, Ionia, Ionie, Ionya, Juana, Oona, Una▼, Unna, Wanna, Yana, Yna, Yoana, Yoanah, Yoanna and Yona. Other recommended names are Bogna, Dwana, Dyana, Etana, Gana, Giana, Hana▲, Honna, Iara, Idina, Idona, Ilana, Ilane, Ilena, Iliana▲, Imani, Iola▼, Iolana, Iolani, Iolanta, Ione▼, Irena, Ishana, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanya, Jana▼, Joana▼, Johna, Jolana, Jonna, Lorna▼, Luana, Moana, Mona▼, Monna, Moyna, Nolana, Norna, Osana, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronna, Ryana, Shana▼, Thana, Tona, Viana and Zana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ioana.See names in meaning and etymology.