Gender Feminine
Scripts Лана(Russian) ლანა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. LAH-nə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Short form of Alana (English) or Svetlana (Russian). In the English-speaking world it was popularized by actress Lana Turner (1921-1995), who was born Julia Jean Turner.

Related Names

VariantsSveta, Svetka(Russian)
Masculine FormsAlan, Allan, Allen, Allyn(English)
Other Languages & CulturesSvetlana(Armenian) Sviatlana(Belarusian) Alana(Breton) Svetla, Svetlana(Bulgarian) Světlana(Czech) Svetlana(Estonian) Alannah(Irish) Svetlana(Latvian) Svetlana(Lithuanian) Svetlana(Macedonian) Svetlana, Svjetlana(Serbian) Svetlana(Slovak) Svitlana(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionLana


People think this name is

upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   serious  

Name Days

Latvia: September 28


Entry updated January 21, 2022