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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. lee-AN-ə
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Meaning & History

Probably this was originally a variant of LIANA. It is now often considered a combination of LEE and ANNA.
VariantsLiana, Lillia
Masculine FormJulian
Other Languages & CulturesIuliana, Juliana(Ancient Roman) Zabel(Armenian) Elixabete(Basque) Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth(Biblical) Elisabet(Biblical Greek) Elisheva(Biblical Hebrew) Elisabeth(Biblical Latin) Elisaveta, Liliya, Lilyana, Yuliana(Bulgarian) Elisabet(Catalan) Elizabeta, Julijana, Ljiljana(Croatian) Alžběta(Czech) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Lissi(Danish) Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Juliana, Betje, Elise, Elly, Els, Else, Elsje, Ilse, Lies, Liesbeth, Liese, Liesje, Lijsbeth, Lisa(Dutch) Eliisabet, Liis, Liisa, Liisi, Liisu(Estonian) Elisabet, Lilja, Eliisa, Elisa, Ella, Elsa, Liisa, Liisi, Lilli(Finnish) Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Juliane, Julienne, Lili, Liliane, Babette, Élise, Lilianne, Lise(French) Sabela, Xiana(Galician) Elisabed(Georgian) Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Juliana, Juliane, Lili, Lilli, Bettina, Elisa, Elise, Elli, Elsa, Else, Ilsa, Ilse, Liane, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Liesel, Liesl, Lisa, Lisbeth(German) Elisavet(Greek) Elikapeka(Hawaiian) Elisheva(Hebrew) Erzsébet, Izabella, Julianna, Lili, Liliána, Bözsi, Erzsi, Zsóka(Hungarian) Elísabet, Lilja, Elsa(Icelandic) Yuliana(Indonesian) Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Líle(Irish) Elisabetta, Giuliana, Isabella, Lilia, Liliana, Elisa, Elsa, Liana, Lisa(Italian) Lilija(Latvian) Elžbieta, Lilija, Elzė(Lithuanian) Elisaveta, Julijana, Liljana(Macedonian) Ealisaid(Manx) Isabel(Medieval Occitan) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Eli, Elise, Ella, Else, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise, Liss(Norwegian) Isabèl(Occitan) Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Julianna, Liliana(Polish) Isabel, Juliana, Liliana, Elisa, Elisabete, Isabela, Liana(Portuguese) Lílian, Eliza, Izabel(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella, Iuliana, Liliana, Liana(Romanian) Elizaveta, Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Uliana, Ulyana, Yelizaveta, Yuliana, Yulianna(Russian) Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Lileas, Lilias, Lillias(Scottish) Jelisaveta, Julijana, Ljiljana, Ljilja(Serbian) Alžbeta(Slovak) Elizabeta, Julijana, Lilijana(Slovene) Isabel, Juliana, Lilia, Liliana, Ysabel, Eli, Elisabet, Isabela(Spanish) Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella, Lilly, Elise, Ella, Elsa, Lis, Lisa, Lisbet, Lise(Swedish) Lilia, Liliya, Lilya, Yelyzaveta(Ukrainian) Bethan(Welsh)

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)

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