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What does Ayana mean?

Ayana Pronunciation of Ayana as a girls' name has its root in Kiswahili, and the meaning of the name Ayana is "beautiful flower". Ayana is an alternate spelling of Ayanna (Kiswahili).


ASSOCIATED WITH beautiful, flower


VARIANTS Ianna, Iana, Ayonna, Aiyanna, Aiyana

RELATIONS VIA AYANNA Aivana, Aivanna, Avana, Avania, Avannia

(female) Ayon, ..

(male) Ayas, ..

Ayana Carlie (A.C.), ..

How popular is Ayana?

Ayana is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2285 out of 4276, Top 53%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Ayana was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #654 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #1048 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ayana outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Aiyana (#994 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Aiyanna (#1809) and Ayanna (#1091) are the prominent alternative forms of Ayana (#1048) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Ayana reached the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (MEDIAN #786) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1235, 47%). Ayanna is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Aiyana is currently the most fashionable, while Ayanna has become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayana, Aiyana, Aiyanna, Ayanna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ayana is alike in pronunciation to Aenya, Ainah, Anaya, Anna, Annah, Anni, Anny, Anya, Auina, Eanna, Eena, Ena, Ina, Ioana, Ioanah, Ioanna, Iona, Iynaia, Una, Wanna, Yana, Yanna, Yna, Yoana and Yona. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abina, Adana, Adena, Aghna, Ahava, Alaina, Alana, Alawna, Alayna, Aldana, Allana, Amaia, Amana, Amani, Amaya, Anaca, Anaka, Anani, Anina, Arava, Arina, Aryana, Aryanna, Aya, Ayala, Aydana, Ayn, Azania, Brana, Chana, Ciana, Dana, Dayana, Duana, Dyana, Dylana, Elyana, Etana, Flana, Giana, Ilana, Jeana, Joana, Liana, Mayana, Rayana, Ryana, Seana, Tana and Tyana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ayana.

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