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Ayana - Meaning of Ayana

What does Ayana mean?

Meaning of the name AyanaAiyanaAyanAyannaIannaAiyannaIanaAhyanaAyaniaAnnaAiyonnaAiyunnaAyianaAiannaAiyanahAyianna

[ 3 syll. a-ya-na, ay-ana ] The baby girl name Ayana is pronounced EY-aeN-aa- †. Ayana's language of origin is Native American and African-Somali, and it is predominantly used in English and Somali. African-Somali origin: It is derived literally from the word ayana which is of the meaning 'beautiful flower'. The name could also have developed as a form of Anna. In the USA, it is particularly used by Afro-Americans.

In addition, Ayana is a derivative of the English Aiyana.

Derivatives of Ayana include the names Ahyana, Aiyanna, Ayan, Ayania, Iana, and Ianna.

The spelling variants Aiyana (English) and Ayanna (English) are other forms of the name.

See also the related categories, somali, beautiful (fair), flower, and american.

Ayana is an all-time favorite. Today it is still a somewhat popular baby name for girls, though it was in more widespread use previously. At the modest height of its usage in 2001, 0.019% of baby girls were named Ayana. It ranked at #654 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and it is of only irregular use in recent times. In 2016, it ranked at #973 with a usage of 0.014%. Within the group of girl names directly related to Ayana, Anna was the most popular. It was used 17 times more than Ayana in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Ayana include Aiyanna, Ayanna, Ainy, Amio, Emani, Emanie, Emina, Emuna, Emunah, Enyo, Éowyn, Ehehene, Enyonyam, Eugenia, Henoheno, Agne, Aim, Aime, Aimee, and Aimeé.

† Pronunciation for Ayana: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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