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What does Ilana mean?

Ilana Pronunciation of Ilana as a girls' name is pronounced ee-LAHN-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ilana is "tree". A name given to girls born on the Jewish holiday "The New Year of the Trees".


ASSOCIATED WITH jewish (israeli)


VARIANTS Elana, Elanit, Eleana, Eleanna, Ilane, Ilania, Ilanit, Ileana, Ileanna, Iliana, Ilianna, Illa



(female) Irana, ..

(male) Ilin, ..

Ilana Arielle (I.A.), ..

How popular is Ilana?

Ilana is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2686 out of 4276, Top 63%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ilana entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #1266 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Ilana rated in the Top 2000 are Iliana (#884 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Elana (#1581), Ileana (#1928), Eila and Illa. These relations of Ilana were favored as baby names in 2007 (AVERAGE #1611) and are somewhat less popular today. Iliana has been the most prevalent.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ilana, Eila, Elana, Ileana, Iliana, Illa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ilana is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Alanah, Alawna, Alaynna, Allana, Allina, Alona, Alwyna, Alyna, Alynah, Alyona, Elaina, Elainia, Elanna, Elayna, Eliana, Ellina, Ellona, Illiana, Ilonna, Olianna, Olina, Olinia, Wilona and Yllona. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adana, Aldana, Arlana, Avana, Chana, Dana, Deana, Diana, Dzana, Elkana, Flana, Flanna, Gana, Gilana, Hana, Helana, Iana, Idania, Ila, Ilaria, Ilean, Ileane, Ilene, Iliane, Ilima, Ilisa, Ilka, Illsa, Ilone, Ilonka, Ioana, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Ioanna, Iolanta, Iona, Irena, Ivana, Ivania, Kalana, Lana, Luana, Moana, Roana, Seana, Shana, Tana, Teana, Thana, Yana and Yoana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ilana.

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