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What does Ciana mean?

Ciana Pronunciation of Ciana as a girls' name is pronounced see-AHN-ah, chee-AHN-ah, kee-AHN-ah. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Ciana is "light". Nickname for Luciana. Also a variant form of the Irish Gaelic name Ciannait, meaning "ancient, enduring".


ASSOCIATED WITH light, ancient (old)


VARIANTS Cianna, Kiana

(female) Cina, ..

(male) Ciaian, ..

Ciana Casey (C.C.), ..

How popular is Ciana?

Ciana is an uncommon first name for females. Ciana is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ciana entered the list in 1998 and reached its highest rank of #1560 in the U.S. in 2008, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Cianna, Kiana (#890 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Luciana (#349) are the prominent related forms of Ciana. Usage of these relations of Ciana was well-received among parents 22 years ago (MEDIAN #1547) and is almost as widespread today (#1309, DOWN 21%). Kiana has generally been the top pick of parents, although Luciana seems to be getting popular too, while versions such as Kiana have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ciana, Cianna, Kiana, Luciana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ciana is pronounced similarly to Cinnie, Cyanea, Sana, Sanna, Seanna, Sena, Siana, Sienna, Signa, Signy, Sina, Zahna, Zaina, Zanna, Zayna, Zeena, Zena, Zenna, Zinia, Zinnia, Zinnya, Zinya, Zoanna, Zona and Zyna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aiyana, Ariana, Avana, Cama, Canna, Cariana, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Channa, Chanya, Chiana, Chianna, Chiara, China, Chyna, Ciara, Cima, Cira, Citara, Diana, Diona, Dzana, Elana, Giana, Iana, Iriana, Jiana, Kianna, Liana, Miyana, Oriana, Qiana, Quiana, Rhiana, Riana, Rianna, Rina, Roana, Teana, Tiana, Tiauna, Viana, Vina, Viona, Virna and Yoana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ciana.

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