What does Leana mean?
Leana /lea-na/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Leana's roots are Norman, English and French, and Leana means "to twine around". Leana is a variant transcription of Aileen (Norman): Scottish form of Eileen. Leana is also a variation of Leanna (English). Leana is also used as a derivative of Liana (French).
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.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. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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. Variants like Eilena are seldom used. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.2792%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.159%, down 43%), with forms like Leanna, Leanne, Leann, Ilene and Leeann 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. 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, 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.