Names Categorized "ends in -ana"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ana.
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Adriana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Slovak, Czech, Bulgarian, English, Dutch
Feminine form of Adrian. A famous bearer is the Brazilian model Adriana Lima (1981-).
Adrijana f Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian feminine form of Adrian.
Aeliana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aelianus.
Aemiliana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Aitana f Spanish
From the name of a mountain range in Valencia, eastern Spain. The Spanish poet Rafael Alberti used it for his daughter in 1941.
Aksana f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Xenia.
Alana f English, Breton
Feminine form of Alan.
Andriana f Greek, Bulgarian
Feminine form of Andreas (Greek) or Andrey (Bulgarian).
Andrijana f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Andrija.
Arbana f Albanian
From Albanian arbën meaning "Albanian".
Ariana f Portuguese, English (Modern)
Portuguese form of Ariadne. This name steadily grew in popularity in America in the last few decades of the 20th century. A famous bearer is the American pop singer Ariana Grande (1993-).
Arijana f Croatian
Croatian form of Arianna.
Aviana f English (Modern)
Probably an elaboration of Ava 1, influenced by names such as Ariana.
Bhavana f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Means "producing, manifesting" in Sanskrit.
Bibiána f Slovak
Slovak form of Bibiana.
Bibiana f Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Possibly an early variant of Viviana. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen Vibianus.
Biljana f Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian, Slovene
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from the South Slavic word биље (bilje) meaning "herb".
Bilyana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Biljana.
Bohdana f Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian
Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian feminine form of Bogdan.
Boyana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Bojana.
Briana f English
Feminine form of Brian. This name was used by Edmund Spenser in The Faerie Queene (1590). The name was not commonly used until the 1970s, when it rapidly became popular in the United States.
Buana m Indonesian
Means "the world" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit भुवन (bhuvana).
Christiana f English, Late Roman
Latin feminine form of Christian.
Cristiana f Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Portuguese and Romanian form of Christina.
Dajana f Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian variant of Diana, reflecting the English pronunciation.
Damiana f Italian
Italian feminine form of Damian.
Damjana f Slovene, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of Damian.
Dana 1 f Romanian, Czech, Slovak, German, Hebrew
Feminine form of Daniel or Dan 1.
Dana 2 m & f English
From a surname that is of unknown origin. It was originally given in honour of American lawyer Richard Henry Dana Jr. (1815-1882), the author of the memoir Two Years Before the Mast.
Dana 4 m & f Persian, Arabic
Means "wise" in Persian.
Dardana f Albanian
Feminine form of Dardan.
Diána f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Diana.
Diāna f Latvian
Latvian form of Diana.
Diana f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Roman Mythology
Means "divine, goddesslike", a derivative of dia or diva meaning "goddess". It is ultimately related to the same Indo-European root *dyew- found in Zeus. Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.... [more]
Dijana f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Southern Slavic form of Diana.
Duana f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Duane.
Džejlana f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Ceylan.
Edana f History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Étaín. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
Eliana 1 f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English (Modern)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Éliane.
Eliana 2 f Hebrew
Means "my God has answered" in Hebrew.
Fabiana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Feliciana f Spanish, Italian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Felicianus (see Feliciano).
Floriana f Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Florianus (see Florian).
Gaiana f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Γαϊανή (Gaiane), a derivative of Gaia. This was the name of a (perhaps fictional) martyr who was killed in Armenia during the persecutions of Emperor Diocletian in the late 3rd century.
Gentiana f Albanian
Feminine form of Gentian.
Georgiana f English, Romanian
Feminine form of George. This form of the name has been in use in the English-speaking world since the 18th century.
Gergana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of George.
Giuliana f Italian
Feminine form of Giuliano.
Gloriana f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of Latin gloria meaning "glory". In Edmund Spenser's poem The Faerie Queene (1590) this was the name of the title character, a representation of Queen Elizabeth I.
Graciana f Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Graciano.
Gratiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Graziana f Italian
Italian feminine form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Hadriana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Hadrianus.
Hana 2 f Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Sorbian
Form of Hannah in several languages.
Huhana f Maori
Maori form of Susan.
Ilana f Hebrew
Feminine form of Ilan.
Ileana f Romanian, Spanish, Italian
Possibly a Romanian variant of Elena. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
Iliana f Greek, Bulgarian
Feminine form of Ilias (Greek) or Iliya (Bulgarian).
Iliyana f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Iliya.
Indiana f & m English
From the name of the American state, which means "land of the Indians". This is the name of the hero in the Indiana Jones series of movies, starring Harrison Ford.
Ioana f Romanian, Bulgarian
Romanian feminine form of John. This is also an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Йоана (see Yoana).
Iolana f Hawaiian
Means "to soar" in Hawaiian.
Iuliana f Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of Juliana.
Jeana f English
Variant of Jean 2 or Gina.
Joana f Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Johana f Czech, Spanish (Latin American)
Czech form of Iohanna (see Joanna). This form is also used in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
Jolana f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Yolanda.
Jovana f Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of John.
Juana f Spanish
Spanish form of Iohanna (see Joanna), making it the feminine form of Juan 1. This name was borne by Juana the Mad, a 16th-century queen of Castile.
Juliana f Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Iulianus (see Julian). This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr from Nicomedia, and also of the Blessed Juliana of Norwich, also called Julian, a 14th-century mystic and author. The name was also borne by a 20th-century queen of the Netherlands. In England, this form has been in use since the 18th century, alongside the older form Gillian.
Julijana f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of Juliana.
Kaulana m & f Hawaiian
Means "famous" in Hawaiian.
Kiana 1 f Hawaiian, English
Hawaiian form of Diana. It was brought to wider attention in the late 1980s, likely by the Hawaiian fitness instructor Kiana Tom (1965-), who had a television show on ESPN beginning in 1988.
Krystiana f Polish (Rare)
Polish variant of Christina.
Lana f English, Russian, Croatian, Slovene, Georgian
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.
Levana 1 f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew transcription of Lebanah, used as a feminine name.
Levana 2 f Roman Mythology
From Latin levare meaning "to raise, to lift". This was the name of a Roman goddess associated with newborn babies and the rituals of childbirth.
Liana f Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, English, Georgian
Short form of Juliana, Liliana and other names that end in liana. This is also the word for a type of vine that grows in jungles.
Lilijana f Slovene
Slovene form of Lillian.
Liljana f Macedonian, Slovene
Macedonian and Slovene form of Lillian.
Lilyana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Lillian.
Liviana f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Livianus, which was itself derived from the family name Livius.
Ljiljana f Serbian, Croatian
Derived from South Slavic ljiljan meaning "lily".
Loredana f Italian, Romanian
Used by the French author George Sand for a character in her novel Mattea (1833) and later by the Italian author Luciano Zuccoli in his novel L'amore de Loredana (1908). It was possibly based on the Venetian surname Loredan, which was derived from the place name Loreo.
Luana f English, Italian, Portuguese
From the movie Bird of Paradise (1932), in which it was borne by the main character, a Polynesian girl. The movie was based on a 1912 play of the same name set in Hawaii.
Makana m & f Hawaiian
Means "gift" in Hawaiian.
Marciana f Ancient Roman, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Feminine form of Marcianus. This was the name of a young woman martyred in North Africa during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
Mariana f Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Roman feminine form of Marianus. After the classical era it was frequently interpreted as a combination of Maria and Ana. In Portuguese it is further used as a form of Mariamne.
Marijana f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Mariana.
Mariyana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian variant of Mariana.
Marjana f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene form of Mariana.
Miljana f Serbian
Feminine form of Milan.
Miriana f Italian
Italian variant of Miriam.
Montana f & m English (Modern)
From the name of the American state, which is derived from Latin montanus "mountainous".
Morana f Slavic Mythology, Croatian
From a Slavic root meaning "death, plague". In Slavic mythology this was the name of the goddess of winter and death.
Morgana f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Morgan 1.
Oana f Romanian
Romanian short form of Ioana.
Ognyana f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Ognyan.
Oihana f Basque
Means "forest" in Basque.
Oksana f Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Xenia.
Oriana f Italian, Spanish
Possibly derived from Latin aurum "gold" or from its derivatives, Spanish oro or French or. In medieval legend Oriana was the daughter of a king of England who married the knight Amadis.
Oxana f Ukrainian, Russian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian/Russian Оксана (see Oksana).
Ozana f Romanian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Romanian and Croatian form of Osanna.
Petrana f Bulgarian
Diminutive of Petra.
Qiana f African American (Modern)
From the word for the silk-like material, introduced by DuPont in 1968 and popular in the fashions of the 1970s.
Radana f Czech
Derived from the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
Rana 1 f Arabic
Means "eye-catching object" from Arabic رنا (rana) meaning "to gaze".
Rana 2 m Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali
From the Sanskrit title राणा (rana) meaning "king".
Regana f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Regan, influenced by Regina.
Roksana f Russian, Polish
Russian and Polish form of Roxana.
Roksolana f Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian form of Roxelana.
Romána f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian feminine form of Romanus (see Roman).
Romana f Italian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see Roman).
Rosana f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Roxana.
Rossana f Italian
Italian form of Roxana.
Roxana f English, Spanish, Romanian, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of Ῥωξάνη (Rhoxane), the Greek form of the Persian or Bactrian name روشنک (Roshanak), which meant "bright" or "dawn". This was the name of Alexander the Great's first wife, a daughter of the Bactrian nobleman Oxyartes. In the modern era it came into use during the 17th century. In the English-speaking world it was popularized by Daniel Defoe, who used it in his novel Roxana (1724).
Roxelana f History
From a Turkish nickname meaning "Ruthenian". This referred to the region of Ruthenia, covering Belarus, Ukraine and western Russia. Roxelana (1502-1558), also known by the name Hürrem, was a slave and then concubine of Süleyman the Magnificent, sultan of the Ottoman Empire. She eventually became his wife and produced his heir, Selim II.
Rumiana f Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Румяна (see Rumyana).
Rumyana f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Rumen.
Ryana f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Ryan.
Sebastiana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Sebastianus (see Sebastian).
Shana 1 f English
Variant of Shanna.
Shana 2 f Yiddish
Alternate transcription of Yiddish שיינאַ (see Shayna).
Shoshana f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Susanna.
Siana f Welsh
Diminutive of Siân.
Silvana f Italian
Italian feminine form of Silvanus.
Slađana f Serbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian sladak meaning "sweet".
Sladjana f Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Слађана (see Slađana).
Smiljana f Croatian, Serbian
From Serbo-Croatian word smilje, a type of plant, known as catsfoot or everlasting in English (genus Antennaria).
Snežana f Serbian, Macedonian, Slovene
Serbian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Snježana.
Snezhana f Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian and Bulgarian form of Snježana, as well as an alternate transcription of Macedonian Снежана (see Snežana).
Snježana f Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic word snežan meaning "snowy".
Stáňa f Czech
Short form of Stanislava.
Stana f Serbian, Croatian
Short form of Stanislava and other Slavic names beginning with the element stani meaning "stand, become".
Stefana f Bulgarian, Serbian
Feminine form of Stefan.
Steliana f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Stylianos.
Sunčana f Croatian
From Croatian sunčan meaning "sunny", a derivative of sunce meaning "sun".
Susana f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Susanna.
Svana f Icelandic
Short form of Svanhildur.
Světlana f Czech
Czech form of Svetlana.
Svetlana f Russian, Slovak, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Armenian, Georgian
Derived from Russian svet meaning "light, world". It was popularized by the poem Svetlana (1813) by the poet Vasily Zhukovsky. It is sometimes used as a translation of Photine.
Sviatlana f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Svetlana.
Svitlana f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Svetlana.
Svjetlana f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Svetlana.
Sylvana f Various
Variant of Silvana.
Tajana f Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Croatian and Serbian tajiti "to keep secret".
Tajuana f African American
Combination of the prefix ta and the name Juana.
Táňa f Czech
Diminutive of Taťána.
Tarana f Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani Təranə.
Taťána f Czech
Czech form of Tatiana.
Tatiana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, French, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Greek, Georgian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name Tatius. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia (as Татьяна) and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.
Tatjana f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, German, Latvian, Lithuanian, Finnish, Estonian
Form of Tatiana in several languages, in some cases via Russian Татьяна (Tatyana).
Tatsiana f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Tatiana.
Tatyana f Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of Tatiana.
Tetiana f Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Тетяна (see Tetyana).
Tetyana f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Tatiana.
Thana f Arabic
Means "praise" in Arabic.
Tiana f English
Short form of Tatiana or Christiana. It was rare in the United States until it jumped in popularity in 1975, perhaps due to the Vietnamese-American actress Tiana Alexandra (1956-), who had some exposure at that time. It was used as the name of the princess in the Disney movie The Princess and the Frog (2009).
Tihana f Croatian, Serbian
Short form of Slavic names beginning with the element tikhu "quiet".
Titiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Titianus.
Tiziana f Italian
Feminine form of Tiziano.
Topʉsana f Indigenous American, Comanche
Means "prairie flower" in Comanche.
Triana f Spanish (Modern)
From the name of a neighbourhood in the city of Seville, of uncertain meaning.
Tuana f Turkish (Modern)
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin.
Uliana f Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Ульяна or Ukrainian Уляна (see Ulyana).
Ulyana f Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of Juliana.
Urbana f Spanish
Feminine form of Urban.
Valeriana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
Vana f Macedonian
Short form of Ivana or Jovana.
Vedrana f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Vedran.
Vibiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Vibianus.
Viviana f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Feminine form of Vivianus (see Vivian). Saint Viviana (also known as Bibiana) was a Roman saint and martyr of the 4th century.
Vladana f Serbian, Czech
Feminine form of Vladan.
Xiana f Galician
From Xuliana, the Galician form of Juliana.
Xoana f Galician
Galician feminine form of John.
Yana f Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Jana 1.
Yoana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of John.
Yordana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of Jordan.
Yuliana f Russian, Bulgarian, Indonesian
Russian, Bulgarian and Indonesian form of Juliana.
Žana f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Gianna.
Zorana f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Zoran.
Zuzana f Czech, Slovak, Lithuanian
Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian form of Susanna.
Zvezdana f Serbian, Slovene
Serbian and Slovene form of Zvjezdana.
Zvjezdana f Croatian
Derived from Croatian zvijezda meaning "star".