home > girl names > ayana

Ayana - Meaning of Ayana

What does Ayana mean?

Meaning of the name AyanaMeaning of the name Ayana

[ 3 syll. a-ya-na, ay-ana ] The baby girl name Ayana is pronounced EY-aeN-aa- †. Ayana's language of origin is African-Somali and Native American, 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.

Ayana is a somewhat popular baby name for girls. 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 2012, it ranked at #867 with a usage of 0.016%. Within the group of girl names directly related to Ayana, Anna was the most widely used. It was used 18 times more than Ayana in 2012.

Baby names that sound like Ayana include Aiyanna, Ayanna, Aimia, Aimya, Ainea, Aineah, Ainia, Ainiah, Ainoa, Ainona, Amia, Amiah, Amio, Anyna, Anynah, Ayiana, Ayianna, Aynea, Ayneah, and Aynia.

† 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)"

Ayana Baby Name Explorer

Meaning of Ayana Meaning of Aiyana Meaning of Aiyanna Meaning of Ayanna Meaning of Ahyana Meaning of Ayan Meaning of Ayania Meaning of Iana Meaning of Ianna Meaning of Anna Meaning of Aianna Meaning of Aiyanah Meaning of Aiyonna Meaning of Aiyunna Meaning of Ayiana Meaning of Ayianna Meaning of Ayane Meaning of Jane
Baby Name Explorer for Ayana