Modern invented name

Lyanna Origin and Meaning

The name Lyanna is a girl's name .

One of many influential names invented by George R.R. Martin for "A Song of Ice and Fire." Lyanna Stark was the courageous, high-spirited younger sister of Ned Stark, whose broken engagement to Robert Baratheon set off a civil war. Young Lyanna Mormont of Bear Island -- a very memorable character in HBO's "Game of Thrones" -- was named after Lyanna Stark.

Lyanna's been one of the "Game of Thrones" names that have caught on the most, even if it's attracted less attention than Khaleesi. Lyanna broke into the Top 1000 in 2017.

# 969 in the US

Lyanna Rank in US Top 1000

Lyanna Popularity

Lyanna in Pop Culture

  • Lyanna Starkcharacter in the book series "A Song of Ice and Fire"
  • Lyanna Mormontcharacter in the TV Series "Game of Thrones"