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What does Leana mean?

Leana \le(a)-na\ as a girls' name. Leana's roots are Norman, English and French, and Leana means "to twine around". Leana is a variant of Aileen (Norman): Scottish variant of Eileen. Leana is also a variation of Leanna (English). 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%) 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)

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

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

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 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)

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.