English diminutive of Alana"rock or handsome"
Lana Origin and Meaning
The name Lana is girl's name meaning "rock or handsome".
Popularized in the 1940s by Lana (born Judy) Turner, today Lana is synonymous with American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey. Although it has been rising steadily since the early 2000s, Lana still sits in the popularity "sweet spot" – familiar, but not overused. Simple, sleek and seamlessly international, it makes a great choice.
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Famous People Named Lana
- Lana Del Rey (born Elizabeth "Lizzy" Grant)American singer,songwriter
- Averil Maureen Anita "Lana" MorrisEnglish actress
- Julia Jean "Lana" TurnerAmerican actress
- Lana Michelle Moorer aka MC LyteAmerican rapper
- Lana Maria ParillaAmerican actress
- Lanaring name of Catherine Joy "C.J." Perry, American pro wrestler, she is also called the "Ravishing Russian"
- Lana Wood (born Svetlana Gurdin)American actress
- Lana Jean ClarksonAmerican actress and model
- Lana Wachowski (born Laurence "Larry" Wachowski)American film director
- Lana JurčevićCroatian singer,songwriter
- Lana TrotovšekSlovenian violinist
- Lana WolfDutch pop singer
- Lana ObadMiss Croatia 2010
- Lana Therese Condor (born Tran Dong Lan)Vietnamese,American actress
- Lana Nelsondaughter of singer Willie Nelson
- Lana Rockwell (b. 2003)daughter of actress Karyn Parsons and director Alexandre Rockwell
- Lana Lourdes Rupić (b. 2006)son of actor Goran Višnjić and Mirela Rupić
- Lana Westermann (b. 2008)daughter of footballer Heiko Westermann
- Lana Elise Gommans (b. 2015)daughter of musicians Sander Gommans and Amanda Somerville
- Lana KendrickGerman Glamour Model, (b. 1990)
Lana in Pop Culture
- Lana Langcharacter in the Superman series
- Lana Skyecharacter in video game 'Ace Attorney'
- Lana Arwen Lazarcharacter in Michael Grant's Gone series
- Lana "Lana Banana" Winterscharacter on TV's "American Horror Story: Asylum"
- Lanaa character in the Princess Diaries series
- LanaCharacter on TV's "Switched at Birth"
- Lana Kanecharacter on TV's "Archer"
- Lanacharacter in film "Risky Business"
- Lanacharacter in Rebecca Stead's "First Light"
- Lana Willischaracter in Becka Montana's "Queue"
- Lana Loudcharacter on animated series "The Loud House"
- LanaWater,type Trial Captain of Akala Island in Pokemon Sun and Moon
- Lana Benikocharacter in the video game "Star Wars: The Old Republic"
- Lana Blakecharacter in the video game "Starbound"