Liana - Meaning of Liana
[ 3 syll. lia-na, li-ana ] The baby girl name Liana is pronounced as Liy-AEN-aa- †. Liana is used predominantly in English, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese, and it is derived from Latin, Old Greek, and French origins. From French roots, its meaning is vine. The French 'lier' refers to a type of tropical jungle vine. The name can also be derived as a short form of other names ending in '-liana'.
In addition, Liana is a contracted form (English, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese) of the name Eliana (English, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish).
Liana is also a variation of the name Helen (English).
Liana is also a contracted form (English, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese) of Juliana.
Liana is also a diminutive form (English, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese) of the name Lilian (English, French, and German).
Liana is also a contracted form (English, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese) of Liliana.
The name Liana is widely used; it has 26 variations that are used in English and other languages. English variations include Lean, Leana, Leane, Leanna, Leanne, Leiana, Leighanna, Liahne, Liane, Lianea, Lianee, Lianey, Liani, Lianie, Liann, Lianna, Liannah, Lianne, Liany, Lyana, Lyane, Lyanna, and Lyanne. Other English forms include the spelling variants Liahna and Lliana. A variation of Liana used in other languages is Oliana (Hawaiian).
Liana is a fairly popular baby name for girls. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1980s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2016 with 0.035% of baby girls being named Liana. It ranked at #464 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.035% and its ranking #486. Among the group of girl names directly related to Liana, Eliana was the most popular. In 2018, it was used 5 times more than Liana.
Baby names that sound like Liana include Leana, Leanna, Lee Anna, Lianna, Lyana, Lailani, Lainy, Laione, Lalanee, Lalaney, Lalani, Laleema, Lamani, Lamaya, Lamia, Lamoni, Laulani, Laylani, Lealani, and Leannie.
† Pronunciation for Liana: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"