What does Liann mean?
Liann /li-ann/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of French derivation, and the name Liann means "to twine around". Liann is an alternate form of Liana (French). Lann is a familiar last name.
How popular is Liann?
Liann is a rare given name for women. Liann is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular variation forms of Liann (outside Top 1000) are Leana, Leanna (#725 a year ago) and Liana (#582). Variants like Lianna are seldom used. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2011 (usage of 0.2813%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.231%, down 17.9%), with the version Leanna becoming less fashionable. Liana (#582) is the most trendy birth name among these. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Liann and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Liann is pronounced similarly to Lane, Leann▼, Leanne▼, Leeann▼, Leianne, Liahne, Lin, Linn, Louann▼, Luane, Luann▼, Luanne▼ and Lynn▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Diann▼, Lana▲, Lani, Lanna, Lanny, Liannah, Lina▼, Linna, Luana, Luanna and Riann. These names tend to be more frequently used than Liann.