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Lana meaning and name origin

Lana \l(a)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced LAN-ah, LAHN-ah. Variant of Alana (Old German) "precious" or (Irish, Gaelic) "little rock", or Helen (Greek) "light", or (Hawaiian) "afloat; calm as still waters". The name also resembles the romantic term for wool: "laine" or "lana". Made famous by actress Lana Turner.

Lana has 4 variant forms: Lanae, Lanette, Lanna and Lanny.

Baby names that sound like Lana are Lina, Liana, Lena, Leana, Lanah, Lyna, Lanai, Laina, Lane, Lani, Lona, Luana and Luna.

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Popularity of Lana

Lana is a very popular first name for women (#470 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#31662 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Lana compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Lana only.

Popularity of name Lana
Popularity of name Lana
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Popularity of Lana