Ayana Name Meaning & Origin

Ayana

Pronunciation: iy-AHN-ə (key)

This fluid creation echoes the sound of classic American names in a modern form. While Ayanna's feminine style sounds universal, the name has African roots and has been used almost exclusively by African Americans.

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GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Amharic

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
OTHER SCRIPTS: עַיְינָה, עַיְנָה, עיינה
PRONOUNCED: ah-yah-NAH, ah-YAH-nah
OTHER FORMS: Ayanna, Aiana, Aianna

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Japanese
OTHER SCRIPTS: 彩那, 綾那, 彩娜, 綾娜, 彩菜, 綾菜, etc .
PRONOUNCED: ah-yah-nah

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Indian, English (Modern)
PRONOUNCED: ie-ah-nuh (English)
OTHER FORMS: Ayani (Indian)

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Ana, Aya

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African Origin: Beautiful flower

Means "beautiful flower" in Amharic.

Tilt of the name Maayan, which means "fountain; spring of water" in Hebrew.

From Japanese 彩 (aya) meaning "colour", 綾 (aya) meaning "design" combined with 那 (na) meaning "that one", 娜 (na) meaning "elegant, graceful, delicate". Other kanji combinations are possible.

Allegedly derived from Sanskrit ayana "going" (with the intended meaning of "way").

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