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pinWhat does Liana mean?

Liana /li-ana/ 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 8 variants: Leana, Leanna, Leiana, Liahna, Liane, Liann, Lianna and Lianne.

Affiliated girl names: Iliana and Aileen.

Liana has 23 more relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Liala, Liata, Liona. [more]

pinHow popular is Liana?

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)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Liana and associated names. Aileen (#562 2 years ago), 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 2 years ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Liana was well-received among parents in 2011 (average #563) and is almost as widespread today (#583, 4.5%). Juliana is a perennial favorite, though Eliana has become popular as well, while Julianne, Leanna and Lina are now somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Liana, Aileen, Eliana, Elianna, Elliana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Giuliana, Ileana, Iliana, Juliana, Juliann in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Julianna, Julianne, Leana, Leanna, Liliana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lilianna, Lina in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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, Lean, Leann, Liahne, Lin, Linn, Livana, Luane, Luann, Qiana, Riana, Siana, Tiana and Viana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Liana.