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pinWhat does Liana mean?

Liana /li-ana/ [3 sylls.] 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 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%, 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)

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