What does Liana mean?
Liana \li(a)-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced lee-AHN-ah. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Liana is "to twine around". Name of a vine common to tropical rain forests. Also short form of names like Liliana and Juliana, or a variant of Eliana.
Liana has 23 more related variations via Eliana, Juliana, Liliana: Eleana, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elianna, Elianne, Elice, Eliette, Eline, Elliana, Elyana, Elyette, Giuliana, Ileana, Juliane, Juliann, Julianna, Julianne▼, Julieann, Julieanna, Julieanne, Lilianna and Lina▼.
Liana is a very prominent first name for women (#1870 out of 4276, Top 44%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#111740 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Liana for girls. Liana was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #465 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #582 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Liana and associated names. Aileen (#562 last year), Eliana (#117), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296), Giuliana (#373), Ileana, Iliana (#830), Juliana (#157), Juliann, Julianna (#185), Julianne (#901), Leana, Leanna (#725), Liliana (#119), Lilianna (#648) and Lina (#767) are the prominent related forms of Liana (#582 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its peak in 2011 (usage of 0.4366%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.4169%, down 4.5%), but with the versions Julianne, Leanna and Lina becoming less fashionable. The trendier girl names here are Eliana (#117), Elianna (#651), Elliana (#296), Giuliana (#373) and Lilianna (#648), with Eliana having a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Liana is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Leanah, Leena, Leina, Lena, Lenna▼, Leona▼, Lewana, Leyna, Liannah, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnea, Lona▼, Lonna, Luana, Luanna, Luna, Luwana, Lyna and Lynna. Other suggested similar baby names are Ciana, Diana, Giana, Jiana, Kiana▼, Lane, Leann▼, Liahne, Lin, Linn, Livana, Luane, Luann▼, Qiana, Riana, Siana, Tiana and Viana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Liana.