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What does Rana mean?

Rana \r(a)-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced RAH-nah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rana is "beautiful, eye-catching".

For more information, see also related girl names Rani and Veronica.


Rana is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2173 out of 4276, Top 51%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#7920 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Rana and related names. Veronica (#375 a year ago) is the only prominent related form of Rana (#unlisted). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.932%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.625%, down 32.9%), with Veronica becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Veronica in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rana and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rana is pronounced similarly to Raenah, Raina, Rainah, Rainy, Ranae, Ranay, Ranee, Rania, Ranna, Rayana, Rayna, Rayona, Reanna, Reena, Reina, Rena, Renae, Renay, Rene, Reyna, Rhiana, Rhona, Riana, Rianna, Rina, Rinah, Riona, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Roni, Ronna, Ryana and Ryanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dana, Gana, Hana, Iana, Jana, Lana, Nana, Raene, Rafa, Rain, Raine, Raja, Rama, Ramah, Randa, Raya, Rayma, Rayne, Rian, Riane, Riann, Rihana, Rima, Rohana, Roma, Ryan, Ryane, Ryann, Rynn, Sana, Tana, Vana, Yana and Zana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rana.