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What does Riana mean?

Riana Pronunciation of Riana as a girls' name is of Welsh and Irish derivation, and the meaning of the name Riana is "great queen, or goddess". Riana is an alternate form of Rhiannon (Welsh). Riana is also a derivative of Riane (Irish): feminine of Ryan.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, great, queen, goddess


VARIANTS Ryanna, Ryana, Rianna, Rhianna, Rhiana, Rheanna

OTHER FORMS VIA RHIANNON, RIANE, RYAN Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhiannan, Rhianon, Rhyan, Rian, Riann, Rianne, Riannon, Rianon, Riayn, Ryane, Ryann, Ryanne, Ryen, Rynn

(female) Rine, ..

(male) Rinan, ..

Riana Freya (R.F.), ..

How popular is Riana?

Riana is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Riana is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Riana entered the list in 1998 and reached its top position of #1487 in the U.S. in the year 2000, but is not listed currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Rheanna, Rhianna, Rhiannon (#1477 VIA LATEST LIST), Rhyan (#1356), Rian (#1714), Rianna, Ryan (#364), Ryann (#766) and Ryanne are the prominent alternative forms of Riana. Other variants, like Rynn, are seldom used. These relations of Riana were popular a decade ago (AVERAGE #1287) and are almost as popular today (#1567, DOWN 24%), but with versions like Rhianna becoming less trendy. Ryan and Ryann are two of the more trendy girl names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Riana, Rheanna, Rhianna, Rhiannon, Rhyan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rian, Rianna, Ryan, Ryann, Ryanne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rhianna, Rhiannon, Ryann outside U.S.

Similar Names

Riana is pronounced similarly to Raina, Rainy, Rana, Ranae, Ranee, Rani, Rayna, Rayona, Reanna, Reena, Reina, Renay, Rene, Rennae, Rennay, Riona, Rionagh, Roana, Roanna, Rona, Ronay, Ronna, Rowina, Royanna and Rrenae. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aliana, Avana, Briana, Chana, Ciana, Cianna, Diana, Dianna, Dina, Etana, Flana, Gaiana, Gana, Giana, Ginna, Hinna, Idiana, Jiana, Jina, Kiana, Kimana, Lana, Liana, Lianna, Lina, Luana, Mirana, Mirna, Qiana, Quiana, Rama, Ricka, Rieta, Rihana, Rika, Rima, Rimona, Risa, Ritsa, Rivka, Rohana, Siana, Sianna, Siena, Tiana, Tyana, Viana, Wina, Zigana and Zina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riana.

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