Meaning and name origin
Leanna \le(an)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced lee-AN-a, lee-AHN-ah. It is of English origin. Possibly derived from an Irish Gaelic form of Helen; most likely a blend of Lee and Anna. In Latin, the word "leana" means "lioness", and thus the name may be a feminine variant of Leo or Leon. See also Liana. Country-western singer Leann Rimes.
For more information, see also the related girl name Aileen.
Leanna is a very popular first name for females (#914 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leanna for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Leanna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Anna (#34), Helen (#404), Aileen (#562), Liana (#582), Leanna (#725), Leeann, Leanne, Lee, Leann, Leo and Leana. (2014 statistics).
Leanna is also pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana, Lanna, Lannah, Lanny, Leanah, Leannah, Leena, Leeona, Leiana, Leina, Lena, Lenna, Lenya, Leona, Leonia, Leowna, Lewana, Lewanna, Leyna, Liahna, Lianna, Liannah, Linna, Lonna, Louanna, Luana, Luanna, Luannah and Lynna. Other suggested similar baby names are Deanna, Jeanna, Keanna, Leanda, Leanza, Levanna, Liann, Luann, Luanne, Reanna, Seanna and Teanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leanna.