Meaning Of The Name Lana | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Lana.

The name Lana is of Slavic origins and it is traditionally used by parents who are looking for a name for their daughter. It is a shortened version of different names. It has been taken from the Orthodox Slavic name Svetlana which is derived from the Slavic root word ‘svet’ meaning ‘light, shining, pure, holy, blessed or luminescent’. Lana is also said to have been taken from the Germanic name Alana and the Greek name Helen, making the meaning of Lana to be ‘precious’. The name also has Gaelic origins, where the name Alanna is said to mean ‘beauty’ or ‘serenity’. In Hawaiian, the name can also mean ‘calm as still waters’. Notable public figures known to have this name are Lana Del Rey, an American singer-songwriter and model, and Lana Wood, an American actress born with the name Svetlana Gurdin.


Lana is most often associated with the gender: female.

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L-A-N-A , is a 4-letter female given name.

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