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pinWhat does Rana mean?

Rana /rana/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced RAH-nah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rana is "beautiful, eye-catching".

Affiliated girl names: Rani and Veronica.


Kreatif forms: Ruena, Ryna. [more]

pinHow popular is Rana?

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). This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.932%) and is now significantly less popular (usage 0.625%, 32.9% less), 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.

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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.