Spanish place-name

Aitana Origin and Meaning

The name Aitana is a girl's name of Spanish origin.

Aitana is the name of a Spanish mountain used by the poet Rafael Alberti for his daughter. He reportedly chose it because the mountain was his last glimpse of Spain when he went into exile after the Spanish Civil War. The name was popularized by Aitana Alberti's goddaughter and namesake, actress Aitana Sanchez-Gijan. It became one of the fastest-rising girls names in 2016, after entering the US Top 1000 in 2015, and is among the most popular Spanish names for girls in its native Spain and beyond.

# 217 in the US

Aitana Rank in US Top 1000

Aitana Popularity

Famous People Named Aitana

  • Aitana SánchezGijón, Spanish actress
  • Aitana Derbezdaughter of Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez
  • Aitana Bonmatí Concaa Spanish soccer player for FC Barcelona