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Gender: Female Meaning of Liana: "to climb like a vine" Origin of Liana: French Liana's Popularity in 2017: #498

The name Liana is a girl's name of French origin meaning "to climb like a vine". Liana is ranked #498 on our popularity charts and is often added to user-created lists like Beautiful but Rare Girl's names and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

Liana is a pretty and graceful name -- it's a flowering tropical vine -- that runs the risk of sounding as if its front end might have been cut off, as in Juliana or Eliana.

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Famous People Named Liana

Liana Liberato, American actress
Liana Kerzner, Canadian TV personality
Liliana "Liana" Burgess, Italian translator; wife of novelist Anthony Burgess
Liana-Gabriela Ungur, Romanian tennis player
Liana Drahová, Slovak figure skater

Pop Culture References for the name Liana

Liana, character in movie "Barbie and the Diamond Castle"
Liana, character in Shannon Hale book "Princess Academy"

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