Gender: Female Pronunciation: Ee-lee-AHN-ah Meaning of Aeliana: "sun" Origin of Aeliana: Latin

Aeliana Origin and Meaning

The name Aeliana is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "sun".

This female form of the ancient Latin Aelian has an appealing sound, though kids might have a hard time handling that initial "ae" spelling. Just remember that the "ae" is pronounced "ee" (think Aesop's fables).The Annals of Aeliana is a children's fantasy series by Ryan Watters. The meaning is uncertain but is thought to derive from the Greek helios, which means sun.

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agar3116 Says:


I believe it could also be pronounced “eye”-lee-ahn-ah. I studied Latin for a few years and was taught to pronounce the ae diphthong this way (e.g. puellae).

thepianothatwaited Says:


Does she come in peace?

Es Ro Says:


Actually the "AE" sound = ee, not ay. (As in encyclopaedia, or Aesop)

Haids1987 Says:


Ewwww, I thought the same thing! And I thought this was so pretty until I read the phonetic spelling!

Dear1987 Says:


Th beginning sounds like alien.