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What does Ileana mean?

Ileana Pronunciation of Ileana as a name for girls is of Norman, Hebrew and Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Ileana is "my God has answered; sun ray; tree; Trojan". Ileana is an alternate form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish variant spelling of Eileen. Ileana is also a variation of Eliana (Hebrew). Ileana is also used as a Spanish form of Helen (Greek), a derivative of Ilana (Hebrew), and a form of Iliana (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, sun, tree


VARIANTS Yelena, Ilona, Ilianna, Ileanna, Ilania, Elyana, Elliana, Elianna, Eleni, Elena, Eleanna, Eleana, Elana, Elaina, Eilena, Alyona, Alena

RELATED FORMS VIA AILEEN, EILEEN, ELIANA, HELEN, ILANA, ILIANA Aleanor, Aleen, Alene, Eilean, Eleanor, Eleen, Elian, Eliane, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helenna, Ilane, Ilanit, Ileane, Ileanne, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Ilka, Illa, Illeana, Illeanna, Illeanne, Illene, Illia, Illiana, Illianna, Jelena, Lana, Lean, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Lena, Liana



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How popular is Ileana?

Ileana is a very popular first name for females (#1542 out of 4276, Top 36%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ileana was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1214 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #1928 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Aileen (#669 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Aleen, Alena (#736), Alene, Eileen (#671), Elaina (#272), Elana (#1581), Eleanor (#32), Elena (#66), Eleni (#1726), Eliana (#83), Elianna (#494), Elliana (#187), Elyana (#1604), Helen (#413), Helena (#458), Ilana, Ileen, Ilene, Iliana (#884), Illa, Ilona, Lana (#360), Leana, Leanna (#827), Lena (#301) and Liana (#486) are the popular variation forms of Ileana (#1928) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Ileana were favored by parents during 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 4.3%) and have become significantly less popular since (USAGE 1.3%, 68.8%), with forms such as Alene becoming less fashionable. Eleanor has been the most recognizable form, although Iliana appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ileana, Aileen, Aleen, Alena, Alene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eileen, Elaina, Elana, Eleanor, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eleni, Eliana, Elianna, Elliana, Elyana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helen, Helena, Ilana, Ileen, Ilene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iliana, Illa, Ilona, Lana, Leana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leanna, Lena, Liana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eleanor, Elena, Eliana, Lena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ileana is alike in pronunciation to Alaina, Alana, Alani, Alawna, Alayna, Aleena, Aleynah, Aliana, Allana, Allona, Allyna, Alona, Alonna, Alyna, Elanah, Elanna, Elayna, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Ilena, Ilonna, Olena, Olianna and Ulani. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adeana, Aldana, Arleana, Breana, Cleona, Deana, Deeana, Elkana, Flana, Gleana, Glenna, Iana, Idiana, Ilean, Ilima, Ilone, Ioana, Irena, Iriana, Ishana, Ivana, Jeana, Keana, Keeana, Meleana, Oceana, Oreana, Seana and Teana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ileana.

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