What does Solana mean?
Solana /so-lana/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced so-LAH-nah. It is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Solana is "sunlight; eastern wind". Also a combination of Anna and Sol. A saint's name.
How popular is Solana?
Solana is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#38706 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Ana (#222 the previous year), Ann (#945), Anna (#34), Annalee (#987), Annamarie, Annemarie, Annika (#576) and Annmarie are the prominent variation forms of Solana (not ranked). Forms like Ania are uncommon. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.458%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2795%, down 39%), with the versions Ann, Annemarie and Annmarie becoming less stylish. Ana (#222) and Annika (#576) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these, and there is a revival in baby name usage for Ana. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Solana and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Solana is pronounced similarly to Salena, Salina▼, Selena▲, Selina▼, Selyna, Sylena and Sylina. Other recommended similar baby names are Iolana, Jolana, Nolana, Salama, Shalana and Soloma. These names tend to be more commonly used than Solana.