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What does Zorana mean?

Zorana Pronunciation of Zorana [zo-rana] as a girls' name is a Slavic name, and the meaning of the name Zorana is "dawn". Zorana is an alternate spelling of Zora (Slavic): author Zora Neale Hurston.

Associated with: dawn.


Zorana has 1 variant: Zorina.

6 more alternative forms via Zora: Zorah, Zoraya, Zoreen, Zorine, Zorrah and Zorya.

Creative forms:
(female) Zairana, Zoraza, ..

(male) Zoranai, Zorani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zorana Rylan (Z.R.), ..

How popular is Zorana?

Zorana is an unusual first name for females. Zorana is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent variation form of Zorana (not ranked) is Zora (#1587 via latest list). Other forms, like Zorine, are uncommon. This relation of Zorana was popular with parents in the 1880s (#311) and is now much less conventional, with Zora becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zora in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zorana and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zorana is pronounced similarly to Cerena, Cyrena, Cyrina, Sarena, Sarina, Saryna, Serena, Serina, Seryna, Sirena, Siriana, Syrena, Zareena and Zarina. Other recommended names are Brana, Coreana (see Corinna), Corena, Corina, Corona, Coryna, Doran, Dorena, Doriana, Dorina, Dorona, Eirana, Hosana, Ioana, Iolana, Joana, Johana, Jolana, Jordana, Jorjana, Josana, Jovana, Korena, Korina, Loraina, Loranna, Lorena, Loriana, Lorna, Lorrna, Mirana, Moana, Moraia, Morena, Morgana, Morna, Nolana, Norina, Norna, Roana, Rohana, Romana, Rosana, Roxana, Solana, Soraya, Toriana, Yoana, Yordana, Zana, Zetana, Zigana, Zoanna, Zohara, Zona, Zoraida, Zorica and Zuzana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zorana.

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