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Meaning and Name Origin

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 (#17596 out of 88799, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Rana and related names. The only prominent related form of Rana (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Veronica (#375 a year ago). This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1980-1989 and is now significantly less popular, with the version Veronica becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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.