What 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 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]
How 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)
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)
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.