What 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.
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]
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)
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)
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.