What does Sana mean?
Sana [sana] as a girls' name is pronounced sa-NAH. It is of Arabic and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Sana is "brilliant; praise".
Related girl name: Sanna.
(female) Sinna, Suna, ..
(male) Sain, Sanio, .. Middle name pairings:
Sana Amiah (S.A.), ..
How popular is Sana?
Sana is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4113 out of 4276, Top 96%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#51458 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Sana was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #1420 in the U.S. in 1999, and is at #1659 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. The only other prominent variation form of Sana (#1659 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 is Sanna. Adoption of these relations of Sana was common among parents in 2015 (average #1829).
Sana is alike in pronunciation to Ciana, Cianna, Cyanea, Sannie, Seana, Sienna▲, Signa, Sina, Sinny, Sohnia, Sueanna, Sunny, Swanny, Zaina, Zanna, Zayna, Zaynah, Zena, Zenia, Zenna, Zina, Zinia, Zoanna, Zonia and Zyna. Other suggested similar names are Dana▼, Gana, Hana▲, Iana, Jana▼, Lana▲, Nana, Rana, Saba, Sada, Sam, Sami, Samia, Samma, Samya, San, Sanda, Santa, Sara▼, Sasa, Sean, Shaena, Shaina▼, Shan, Shan-, Shana▼, Shanae▼, Shanah, Shanay, Shane, Shanea, Shani, Shania▼, Shanna▼, Shauna▼, Shawna▼, Shayna▼, Shena, Shona, Shuna, Sian, Sima, Sine, Soma, Syma, Tana, Vana and Yana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sana.See names in meaning and etymology.