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What does Oriana mean?

Oriana Pronunciation of Oriana [ori-ana] as a girls' name is pronounced or-ee-AHN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Oriana is "sunrise". From the same root as Aurora. Italian journalist Orianna Falacci.

Associated with: sunrise (dawn).


Oriana has 4 variants: Oreana, Oria, Oriane and Orianna.

Affiliated girl name: Orane.

1 more relation via Aurora: Ora.

Creative forms:
(female) Orana, Otana, ..

(male) Oriage, Oriman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oriana Jayda (O.J.), ..

How popular is Oriana?

Oriana is an uncommon given name for women. Oriana is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Oriana was first listed in 1995 and reached its apex position of #1336 in the U.S. in 1998, and is at #1962 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oriana name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Aurora (#79 in 2015) and Ora are the prominent variation forms of Oriana (#1962 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Oriana was well-received among parents in 2015 (average #1347), except for the version Ora which has become less stylish. Aurora has been the recurring favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oriana, Aurora, Ora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Oriana is alike in pronunciation to Airina, Arena, Ariana, Arianie, Arianna, Arieana, Arionna, Arona, Aruna, Aryana, Aryanna, Auriana, Eirana, Erena, Erinna, Irayna, Irena, Irina, Irwina, Iryna, Orania, Oryna, Urania, Uranya and Urina. Other suggested similar names are Abriana, Aliana, Ariadna, Ariane, Arlana, Aviana, Brana, Breana, Breiana, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Briane, Briann, Brianna, Briauna, Brina, Brinna, Cariana, Chiana, Ciana, Diana, Doriana, Eliana, Giana, Idiana, Iliana, Jiana, Kariana, Keiana, Keriana, Liana, Loriana, Oceana, Octiana (see Octavia), Oksana, Oleana, Orilla, Orlanda, Orlena, Orna, Qiana, Quiana, Rhiana, Siriana, Tiana, Toriana, Trina and Urbana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Oriana.

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