Meaning and Name Origin
Ryana \r-yana, rya-na\ as a name for girls. Ryana's roots are Irish and Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Ryana is "king". Ryana is a variant of Ryan (Irish, Gaelic): cross-gender use of the surname, probably influenced by Rhiannon. Not often used as a name for girls.
Ryana is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Ryana is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Ryana and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Ryana (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Rianna, Ryan (#510 the previous year) and Ryann (#978). Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread in 2006 and is somewhat lower today, with the version Ryann becoming less trendy. Ryan (#510) is the most trendy girl name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ryana is alike in pronunciation to Raina▼, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rayana, Rayanna, Rayna, Rayona, Reanna▼, Reena, Reina, Rena▼, Reyna▲, Rhiana, Rhona, Rina, Riona, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronna and Royanna. Other recommended similar baby names are Ayana▼, Dyana, Rama, Rayann, Rhyan, Rihana, Rohana and Tyana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ryana.