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Meaning and Name Origin

Leana \le(a)-na\ as a girls' name means "to twine around". Leana is a variant of Aileen (Norman): Scottish variant of Eileen; also variant of Evelyn. Leana is also a variation of Leanna (English): possibly derived from an Irish Gaelic form of Helen; most likely a blend of Lee and Anna. Leana is also used as a derivative of Liana (French).


Leana has 11 variants: Leanah, Leannah, Leiana, Leighanna, Lena, Lenah, Liahna, Lianna, Liannah, Lina and Linah.

Leana has 26 more related variations via Aileen, Eileen, Leanna, Liana: Aila, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Eila, Eilean, Eilena, Eleen, Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliana, Iliane, Ilianna, Leann, Leanne, Leeann, Leeanne, Leianne, Leyanne, Liane, Liann and Lianne.


Leana is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2331 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Leana for girls. Leana reached its highest rank of #993 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leana name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Leana and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Leana ranked in the Top 1000 are Lena (#279 the previous year), Aileen (#562), Liana (#582), Eileen (#711), Leanna (#725), Lina (#767), Iliana (#830), Aline, Alene, Aleen, Leeann, Leanne, Leann, Ileana and Ilene. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1910-1919 and is somewhat lower today, with forms like Leanna, Leanne, Leeann, Alene and Leann falling out of fashion. Lena (#279), Liana (#582) and Aileen (#562) are three of the more trendy birth names in this list, with Aileen and Lena enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Eileen, Ileana, Ilene, Iliana, Leana, Leann in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leanna, Leanne, Leeann, Lena, Liana, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leanne, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leana is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Leena, Leenah, Leeona, Leina, Lenae, Lenai, Lenna, Lenya, Leona, Leoni, Leonia, Leowna, Lewana, Lewanna, Leyna, Linna, Lona, Lonna, Luana, Luanna, Luna, Luwana, Lyna and Lynna. Other recommended similar baby names are Deana, Geana, Jeana, Keana, Lane, Leala, Leanda, Leanza, Leasa, Lene, Leone, Levana, Luane, Luann, Seana and Teana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leana.