Lana

Lana - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lana appeared on the charts for the first time in 1939 on position #756. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lana and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lana? 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 Lana. The baby girl name Lana was given to 664 baby girls in 2012, ranking #444 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,128 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lana peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1948 on position 188.



Famous with this name

Lana Condor
Lana Wachowski
Lana Cooper


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Lana is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lana is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #174 - and is the least popular in Arizona at position #749.

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 Lana is where you live.


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Lana origin and meaning

Lana is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lana, pop culture references for the name Lana and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lana

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

Lillian / Lynn / Lena / Leona / Lynne / Liliana / Leanne / Leann / Leilani / Leanna /

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
2012444
2011493
2010480
2009450
2008442
2007396
2006409
2005429
2004461
2003500
2002665
2001993
20001039
19991062
19981157
19971145
19961034
19951016
19941046
1993928
1992850
1991891
1990842
1989665
1988619
1987597
1986624
1985591
1984522
1983551
1982573
1981506
1980460
1979475
1978399
1977423
1976477
1975445
1974421
1973419
1972357
1971349
1970335
1969306
1968311
1967279
1966285
1965321
1964310
1963327
1962330
1961326
1960342
1959353
1958357
1957353
1956333
1955307
1954297
1953257
1952236
1951221
1950202
1949205
1948188
1947195
1946190
1945204
1944216
1943208
1942224
1941254
1940313
1939756

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii174
Michigan254
Massachusetts269
Iowa272
Minnesota275
New Jersey292
Florida320
Illinois339
Connecticut346
Ohio355
Wisconsin381
Louisiana391
Missouri403
New York415
Kentucky419
Colorado420
North Carolina423
California429
Pennsylvania446
Georgia449
Mississippi455
Indiana461
Washington518
Virginia536
Oregon580
Kansas600
Maryland609
Utah640
Texas644
Tennessee698
South Carolina746
Arizona749

Even more about Lana


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 Lana 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 Lana?

2 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
1948
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lana
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,128
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1939
2012 births +664

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