What does Riana mean?
Riana \ri(a)-na\ as a girls' name is of Welsh, Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of the name Riana is "great queen, or goddess". Riana is a form of Rhiannon (Welsh). Riana is also a derivative of Riane (Irish): feminine of Ryan.
Riana has 20 more different forms via Rhiannon, Riane, Ryan: Rheanne, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhiannan, Rhianon, Rhyan, Rian, Riann, Rianne, Riannon, Rianon, Riayn, Ryane, Ryann▼, Ryanne, Rye, Ryen, Ryenne, Ryette and Rynn.
Riana is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Riana is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Rhianna, Rhiannon, Rianna, Ryan (#510 a year ago) and Ryann (#978) are the prominent alternative forms of Riana (#unlisted). These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 2006 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Rhianna, Rhiannon and Ryann becoming less trendy. Ryan (#510) is the most trendy girl name in this compilation. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Riana and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Riana is 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 recommended similar baby names are Ciana, Diana▲, Giana▲, Jiana, Kiana▼, Liana▲, Qiana, Rama, Rihana, Rima, Rohana, Siana, Tiana▲ and Viana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riana.