What does Leana mean?
Leana /lea-na/ as a girls' name. Leana's roots are Norman, Greek, English and French, and Leana means "sun ray; to twine around". Leana is a variant form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish form of Eileen. Leana is also an Irish form of Helen (Greek). Leana is also used as a derivative of Leanna (English), Liana (French).
Leana has 31 more relations via Aileen, Eileen, Helen, Leanna, Liana: Alena▲, Elaina▲, Elana, Elena▲, Helaina, Helana, Helena▲, Helia, Hella, Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Iliana, Ilona, Jelena, Lean, Leann▼, Leanne▼, Leanora, Leeann▼, Leeanne, Leianne, Leonara, Leonora▼, Leora▼, Leyanne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Nelda▼ and Yelena.Kreatif forms: Launa, Leara, Leava. [more]
How popular is Leana?
Leana is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2331 out of 4276, Top 55%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#99725 out of 150436, Top 66%). (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. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Leana ranked in the Top 1000 are Elena (#121 2 years ago), Lena (#279), Elaina (#281), Lana (#351), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Aileen (#562), Liana (#582), Alena (#617), Eileen (#711), Leanna (#725), Lina (#767), Iliana (#830), Leora, Nelda, Leonora, Ileana, Leann, Leanne and Leeann. Other variants, like Yelena, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Leana was widespread among parents during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3146%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.2985%, ▼5.1%). Helen has been the most prominent, though Elena is currently the top form, and Leonora is now less common. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Leana and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Leana is alike in pronunciation to Laina, 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▼, 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.