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pinWhat does Leanna mean?

Leanna /lean-na/ as a girls' 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.


Leanna has 10 variants: Leana, Leann, Leanne, Leeann, Leeanne, Leianne, Leighanna, Leighanne, Leyanne and Lianne.

Related girl name: Aileen.

Leanna has 25 more related forms via Anna, Helen, Lee, Liana: Elaina, Elana, Hania, Helaina, Helana, Helena, Helenna, Ileana, Jelena, Lana, Lea, Lean, Leanora, Leiana, Lena, Leni, Leonara, Leonora, Leora, Liahna, Liane, Liann, Lianna, Lina and Yelena.

Kreatif forms: Leanla, Leanni, Leanta. [more]

pinHow popular is Leanna?

Leanna is a very popular first name for females (#914 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#61376 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Leanna for girls. Leanna reached its apex rank of #389 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #725 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular variation forms of Leanna (#725 2 years ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Aileen (#562 2 years ago), Anna (#34), Elaina (#281), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Ileana, Lana (#351), Lea (#677), Leana, Leann, Leanne, Lee, Leeann, Lena (#279), Leo, Leonora, Leora, Liana (#582) and Lina (#767). Other forms, like Liane, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Leanna was well-received during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3615%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.2918%, 19.3%), but with forms like Helen, Lea, Leanna, Leonora and Leora falling out of fashion. Anna is a perennial favorite, though Helena has become trendy as well. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Leanna and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leanna, Aileen, Anna, Elaina, Helen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helena, Ileana, Lana, Lea, Leana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leann, Leanne, Lee, Leeann, Lena in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leo, Leonora, Leora, Liana, Lina in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Leanna is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lanna, Lannah, Lanny, Leanah, Leannah, Leena, Leeona, Leina, Lenna, Lenya, Leona, Leonia, Leowna, Lewana, Lewanna, Leyna, Liannah, Linna, Lonna, Louanna, Luana, Luanna, Luannah and Lynna. Other recommended similar baby names are Deanna, Jeanna, Keanna, Leanda, Leanza, Levanna, Luann, Luanne, Reanna, Seanna and Teanna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leanna.