Meaning and Origin of: Eliana

The name Eliana is of Greek origin and means "mercy"
Meaning and Origin of Eliana

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Mercy
  • Hebrew : My God has Answered

What does Eliana mean and stand for?

The name Eliana is of Greek origin and means "mercy". It is also of Hebrew origin and means "my God has answered." The Hebrew variation of Eliana was taken from the elements el (God) and ana (answered). It is a variation of the Late Latin name Aeliana, a feminization of the male given name Aelianus.

Syllables: 4

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According to Social Security Administration data, Eliana has been consistently popular, jumping quite a few spots since making the top 100 in 2016. It almost broke the top 50, ranking 53 in 2020, staying far ahead of its sister spelling Elliana.

However, it is the 4th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Eliana was at its peak popularity in July 2019.

Eliana has been used around the world for decades. Arguably, Christian Slater put the name on the map in America when he chose the name for his daughter.

Where is it Popular?

Eliana was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Eliana

  • Elle
  • Ellie
  • Lana
  • Lanie

Pairs well with these middle names




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