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%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (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 the year 2011 and is almost as widespread today, 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.