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What does Leanna mean?

Leanna /lean-na/ [2 sylls.] 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 49 more related forms via Anna, Helen, Lee, Liana: Aleanor, Ana, Ania, Anja, Ann, Annah, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elayne, Eleanor, Elena, Galina, Halina, Hania, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helene, Helenna, Helia, Hella, Hellena, Hellia, Ileana, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Lea, Leanora, Leiana, Leigh, Lena, Lenore, Leonara, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Liahna, Liane, Liann, Lianna, Lienor, Lina, Nani, Nelda and Yelena.

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

How 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 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Aileen (#562 in 2014), Ana (#222), Ann (#945), Anna (#34), Elaina (#281), Elaine (#654), Elayne, Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Helene, Ileana, Lana (#351), Lea (#677), Leana, Leann, Leanne, Lee, Leeann, Leigh, Lena (#279), Lenore, Leo, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Liana (#582), Lina (#767) and Nelda. Forms like Hania are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.405%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2844%, down 29.8%), with forms like Ann, Helen, Lea, Leanna and Lenore falling out of fashion. The more fashionable birth names here are Elaina (#281), Eleanor (#78), Elena (#121), Lana (#351) and Lena (#279), and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Eleanor, Lana and Lena. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Leanna and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leanna, Aileen, Ana, Ann, Anna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elaina, Elaine, Elayne, Eleanor, Elena in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helen, Helena, Helene, Ileana, Lana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lea, Leana, Leann, Leanne, Lee in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leeann, Leigh, Lena, Lenore, Leo in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna, Elaine, Eleanor, Lea, Leanne outside U.S.

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

Similar 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.