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Ayana Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Ayana is of African Kiswahili origin.

The meaning of Ayana is "beautiful flower".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1029  in baby name popularity for girls with 251 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Ayana Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ayana has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ayana to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Ayana include Ayanna.

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Name Fun

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Names Like This

African names encompass a variety of cultures, religions and languages.

Most people in North Africa are of the Muslim faith and therefore tend to use Muslim, Arabic names when naming their children. Central and South Africa maintain the influence of Western culture and frequently use European names when naming their children.

Traditional African names often reflect the order, time, or season of the child's birth. For example born on a given day or at a certain time, first born or second born. The name may also represent circumstances, for example, born while father was away. It is also common for given names to be vocabulary words from the local language.