What does Tiana mean?
Tiana \tia-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced tee-AHN-ah. It is of Russian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Tiana is "follower of Christ". Short form of Tatiana and Christiana. American use of Tiana variants follow the rhyming patterns of Diana variants. See also Te-.
For more information, see also the related girl name Tia.
Tiana has 41 more alternative forms via Christiana, Diana, Tatiana, Te-: Deana▼, Deane, Deann▼, Deanna▼, Deeana, Dena▼, Diahna, Dian▼, Diandra, Diane▼, Diann▼, Dianna▼, Diannah, Dianne▼, Dyan, Dyana, Dyane, Dyann, Dyanna, Tajana, Tania▼, Tanya▼, Tassiana, Tati, Tatia, Tatiania, Tatianna▼, Tatihana, Tatijana, Tatiyana, Tatjana, Tatyana▼, Taziana, Teana, Teanna, Telayna, Teona, Teonna, Tetyana, Tiatiana and Tonya▼.
Tiana is a very prominent first name for females (#1345 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Tiana for girls. Tiana was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #267 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is currently at #554. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Tiana and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Tiana (#554 a year ago) are Diana (#297 a year ago), Tatiana (#577), Tatianna, Tanya, Tia, Tonya, Tianna, Tania, Tatyana, Dianna, Deanna, Deann, Deana, Dena, Dian, Christiana, Diann, Diane and Dianne. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4444%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0786%, down 82.3%), with versions like Deanna, Tania, Tianna, Tia and Tanya falling out of fashion. Tiana (#554), Diana (#297) and Tatiana (#577) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Tiana is pronounced similarly to Tahna, Taina, Tana▼, Tanea, Tani, Tanja, Tawana, Tawna, Teena▼, Teina, Tena▼, Teyna, Tina▼, Tinah, Tiny, Tona and Tunna. Other suggested similar baby names are Ciana, Giana, Jiana, Kiana▼, Liana, Qiana, Riana, Siana, Tama, Thana, Tiara▼, Tine and Viana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tiana.