Ilana

Ilana - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ilana, meaning oak tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1958 on position #1951. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ilana and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ilana? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ilana. The baby girl name Ilana was given to 38 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2282 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 37,191 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ilana peaked in popularity 32 years ago in 1987 on position 1043.



Famous with this name

Ilana Lewis
Ilana Wernick
Ilana Becker


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Ilana is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ilana is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,317 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,354.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ilana is where you live.


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Ilana origin and meaning

Ilana is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means oak tree. To see famous people named Ilana, pop culture references for the name Ilana and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ilana

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ilana, sorted by popularity.

Ilene / Iliana / Ileana / Ilona / Illiana / Ileen / Ilianna / Ilyana / Ilhan / Ilean /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122282
20111958
20102124
20092459
20081977
20071766
20061598
20051595
20041579
20031461
20021706
20011629
20001408
19991357
19981414
19971160
19961275
19951294
19941268
19931343
19921161
19911308
19901169
19891134
19881097
19871043
19861156
19851216
19841271
19831158
19821231
19811213
19801225
19791343
19781309
19771289
19761357
19751387
19741371
19731596
19721982
19711662
19701689
19691462
19681687
19671655
19661924
19651833
19642104
19632075
19622392
19612016
19602036
19592089
19581951

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1317
Illinois1513
California2075
Florida2108
Texas3354

Even more about Ilana


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ilana a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ilana?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ilana
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 37,191
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1958
2012 births +38

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