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Quick Facts on Eliana

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Spanish
  • Number of syllables:
  • 4
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 125
eh-lee-AH-na or ah-lee-AH-na
Simple meaning:
God has answered me, the Lord has responded

Characteristics of Eliana

  • Humanitarian
  • Community-minded
  • Family-oriented
  • Loving
  • Affectionate
  • Compassionate
  • Sensitive

Etymology & Historical Origin - Eliana

The name Eliana is a Latinized mutation of the Hebrew name Eliyanah which means ‘God has answered me’ or the ‘Lord has responded.’ The name is derived from the Hebrew words “El” (meaning ‘God’) and “ana” (meaning ‘answered’). The middle element of the name indicates a first person possession, hence the full meaning: God has answered me. Eliana is mainly used among Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries, but it has also been adopted by English speakers by way of combining the popular names “Elle” and “Anna.”

Popularity of the Name Eliana

Outside from a brief period of usage between 1986 and 1987, the name Eliana really comes onto the U.S. popularity charts in 1991. It takes a few years for the name to decide what it wants to do on the charts and then suddenly in 1996 it becomes clear Eliana is headed up the list of most popular girls’ names in America. Within 15 years, the name advances over 800 spots on the charts; if Eliana keeps up its current trajectory, we expect to see the name land a spot on the Top 100 list in a few more years. Since the name originated from Latin romance languages, it has a particularly poetic sound. It’s a beautiful, lyrical four-syllable name that almost dances off the tongue. It’s also a lovely choice for spiritual parents who prayed for a child and ‘God answered them.’
Popularity of the Girl Name Eliana
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Eliana

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Eliana

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Eliana

    Eliana We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Eliana.

  • Popular Songs on Eliana

    Popular Songs on Eliana

    Eliana - We cannot find any well-known or significantly popular songs featuring the name Eliana.

  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Eliana

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Eliana

    Essence of Re: Eliana Brennan (Bonnie Lamer) - Eliana Brennan's life has already been turned upside down by her parents' divorce and a move to a new city for her senior year, but when she finds an ancient vial while on vacation in Egypt the real changes begin. She is becoming stronger and faster and even the elements seem to bend to her will. In the midst of these changes, she meets Josh Klein and she experiences a love that has waited thousands of years to rise again but will she be able to learn to control her new abilities before she ends up hurting, or even killing, him? Recommended for ages young adult.

  • Famous People Named Eliana

    Famous People Named Eliana

    Famous People Named Eliana - Eliana Ramos (Uruguayan model); Eliana Michaelichen Bezerra (Brazilian TV host)

  • Children of Famous People Named Eliana

    Children of Famous People Named Eliana

    Famous People who Named their Daughter Eliana - Christian Slater (actor)

  • Historic Figures

    Eliana - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

    Eliana - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Eliana.

Personality of the Girl Name Eliana

Romance is the hallmark of the Six personality. They exude nurturing, loving, and caring energy. Sixes are in love with the idea of love in its idealized form - and with their magnetic personalities, they easily draw people toward them. Like the number Two personality, they seek balance and harmony in their life and the world at large. They are conscientious and service-oriented, and a champion for the underdog. These personalities naturally attract money and are usually surrounded by lovely material objects - but their human relationships are always primary. They thrive in giving back to others rather than being motivated by their own desires. This is when they achieve great things. Sixes are natural teachers, ministers and counselors.

Variations of the Baby Name - Eliana

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