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What does Leana mean?

Leana Pronunciation of Leana as a girls' name has its roots in Norman, Greek, English and French, and Leana means "sun ray; to twine around". Leana is a variant form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish respelling of Eileen. Leana is also an Irish form of Helen (Greek). Leana is also used as a derivative of Leanna (English), and a derivative of Liana (French).


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, greek, sun


VARIANTS Linah, Lina, Liannah, Lianna, Liahna, Leni, Lenah, Lena, Leighanna, Leiana, Leannah, Leanah, Lana

RELATIONS VIA AILEEN, EILEEN, HELEN, LEANNA, LIANA Alena, Elaina, Elana, Elena, Helaina, Helana, Helena, Helia, Hella, Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Iliana, Ilona, Jelena, Lean, Leann, Leanne, Leanora, Leeann, Leeanne, Leianne, Leonara, Leonora, Leora, Leyanne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Nelda, Yelena

(female) Levna, ..

(male) Leane, ..

Leana Jewel (L.J.), ..

How popular is Leana?

Leana is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2331 out of 4276, Top 55%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#99725 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Leana reached its highest rank of #1018 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Leana ranked in the Top 2000 are Elena (#66 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Elaina (#272), Lena (#301), Lana (#360), Helen (#413), Helena (#458), Liana (#486), Aileen (#669), Eileen (#671), Alena (#736), Lina (#760), Leanna (#827), Iliana (#884), Lianna (#1102), Elana (#1581), Leora (#1680), Ileana (#1928), Leonora, Lianne, Liane, Leann, Leeanne, Leeann, Leanora, Leanne, Leannah, Ilona and Nelda. Other variants, like Liann, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Leana was widespread among parents during 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 3.65%) and is now significantly reduced (USAGE 0.7%, 81%), with forms like Leann falling out of fashion. Helen has been the most prominent, though Elena is currently the top form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leana, Aileen, Alena, Eileen, Elaina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elana, Elena, Helen, Helena, Ileana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iliana, Ilona, Lana, Leann, Leanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leannah, Leanne, Leanora, Leeann, Leeanne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lena, Leonora, Leora, Liana, Liane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lianna, Lianne, Lina, Nelda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elena, Leanne, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leana is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lanae, Laney, Lanie, Lanna, Leena, Leeowna, Leina, Lenae, Lenai, Lenna, Lenya, Leona, Leoni, Lewana, Leyna, Linnae, Linnea, Loni, Louanna, Luwana, Lyna, Lynah, Lynna and Lynnae. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ayana, Bena, Breana, Ciana, Deana, Deanna, Dena, Gena, Iana, Ilana, Ioana, Jeana, Jenna, Joana, Keana, Keiana, Lala, Lane, Lara, Lea, Leala, Leanda, Leanor, Leanza, Leasa, Lecia, Leesa, Lehava, Leida, Leila, Lene, Leone, Levana, Levania, Levona, Lexann, Lorna, Luane, Luann, Melana, Nana, Reanna, Rexana, Roana, Seana, Sena, Tana, Teana, Thana and Zana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leana.

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