Meaning and name origin
Riana \ri(a)-na\ as a girl's name is of Welsh, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Riana is "great queen, or goddess". Riana is a variant of Rhiannon (Welsh); mythology: the title Rigantona "great queen" is borne by a Celtic goddess of fertility. Also a variant of Riane (Irish): feminine of Ryan.
Riana is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Riana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ryan (#510), Rhiannon, Rianna, Rhianna and Rheanna. (2014 statistics).
Riana is also pronounced similarly to Raina, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rayana, Rayna, Reanna, Reena, Reina, Rena, Reyna, Rhona, Rina, Rinah, Riona, Rionna, Roana, Roanna, Rona and Ronna. Other suggested similar baby names are Ciana, Diana, Giana, Jiana, Kiana, Liana, Qiana, Rama, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rian, Riann, Rianne, Riayn, Rihana, Rima, Rohana, Ryane, Ryann, Siana, Tiana and Viana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riana.