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Gender: Female Origin of Aitana: Spanish place-name Aitana's Popularity in 2017: #686

The name Aitana is a girl's name of Spanish origin. Aitana is ranked #686 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girl Baby Names Moving Up Fast and discussed in our forums with posts like "Celebrity friends CAF".

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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.

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Famous People Named Aitana

Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Spanish actress
Aitana Derbez, daughter of Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez

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