Lana - girls name

Lana name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Lana name meaning:

The name Lana has multiple origins and meanings, depending on the cultural context. In Slavic languages, Lana is derived from the name Alana, which means "beautiful" or "harmony." It can also be traced back to the Persian name Liana, meaning "to bind" or "to connect," symbolizing a strong sense of unity or attachment. Additionally, in Hawaiian, Lana means "calm as still waters" or "floating."

Lana is a name that exudes elegance, grace, and femininity. It carries a sense of beauty and harmony, suggesting a person with a gentle and balanced nature. Those named Lana may possess a calming presence, bringing peace and tranquility to those around them. They may also have a strong sense of connection to others, fostering deep and meaningful relationships. Furthermore, Lana's Hawaiian meaning signifies a serene and composed individual, someone who remains calm even in turbulent situations. Overall, the name Lana is a beautiful choice for a girl, reflecting qualities of poise, inner strength, and a serene spirit.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Alana. Fair; good-looking.

Related names

Lana , Lanette, Lanice, Lanna

Other girls names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 227 out of 5581

219 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (225)

Historical popularity of Lana

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