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Gender: Female Meaning of Liana: "to climb like a vine" Origin of Liana: French Liana's Popularity in 2018: #486

The name Liana is a girl's name of French origin meaning "to climb like a vine". Liana is ranked #486 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

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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Popularity

Liana is #297 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Liana

Pop Culture References for the name Liana

Leanna, Liane, Lianne, Leiana, Leana, Lianna, Liahna

Comments

elisabethrobert Says:

2017-07-18T12:25:48

Variant spelling includes Liara, which is also a variant spelling of Leora.

Catgirlmri Says:

2017-06-26T00:29:42

I like this. I also like Leanna, but I pronounce it differently

bordercollie Says:

2017-04-27T15:29:44

I know a Liana with the nn Lia. She pronounces it lee-AHN-uh. It's a very pretty name.

Aine Mistig Says:

2016-08-14T04:55:16

Since grapes are a type of liana vine, I think the meaning "fruitful" would be entirely appropriate.

strawberrydino Says:

2015-07-16T04:22:29

This is my middle name and I pronounce it Lee-Aw-Nuh

SoDallas3 Says:

2015-04-19T02:50:03

Always thought Liana was pretty. I grew up with a girl whose name was Lijana (a Serbian spelling of the name) it was pronounced Lee-Ah-nah Or if you are American Lee-Awn-Ah. I also know a Leanna which would be Lee-An-ah. Also Liana Liberato pronounces it Lee-ah-nah.

scblovesnames Says:

2015-04-19T02:19:56

I see Lee-Ann-ah. I quite like it.

Liana McMurrian Says:

2015-02-13T08:45:45

My name is Liana and I just love it. As weird as it sounds, it had kind of molded me into who I am today. It's a unique name, and has caused me to, I think, become unique. I get compliments on it all the time. Even though people spell it and say it wrong quite frequently.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:

2014-10-28T03:21:40

My friends name is Lianna, and she pronounces it as Lee-ARN-uh. So I guess it depends on personal taste and accent.

Alicia1 Says:

2014-09-16T00:16:00

Beautiful name pronounced le-AN-ah.