[ 3 syll. i-la-na, il-ana ] The baby girl name Ilana is pronounced ih-LAA-Naa- †. Ilana has its origins in the Hebrew and Hungarian languages. It is used largely in English, Hebrew, and Hungarian. Hebrew origin: It is derived from the word ilan with the meaning 'tree'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name.
In addition, Ilana is a form (English, Hebrew, and Hungarian) of the English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Czech, and Dutch Ilona.
Ilana is the feminine version of the Hebrew Ilan.
The name Ilana is used to a great extent; it has 22 forms. Forms of the name include Elana (used in Hebrew as well), Elanit (used in Hebrew as well), Eleana, Eleanna, Ilaina, Ilainie, Ilanah, Ilane, Ilaney, Ilani, Ilania, Ilanit (used in Hebrew as well), Ileana, Ileanna, Ilina, Illana, Illane, Illani, Illanie, Illanit, and Ilyna. The familiar form Illa (Hebrew) is a foreign variant.
Ilana is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Ilana include Ilanah, Ilainie, Ilamai, Ilamay, Ilamaye, Ilani, Ileanne, Ileema, Ileene, Illani, Ilona, Ilone, Iloni, Iolane, Iulene, Elana, Elanee, Elaney, Elani, and Elanni.
† Pronunciation for Ilana: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"