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Not much is known about the baby name Iyanna. It found some popularity in the United States during the mid-2000s, and it appears to be on the rise again for the 2020s. It has potential Native American and African roots. But wherever it came from, it's beautiful and poetic, and it pairs well with a variety of middle names.

Meaning of the name Iyanna:

Native American: Blossom, eternal flower
Swahilii: Beatiful flower

Origin of the name Iyanna:

The exact meaning of the baby name Iyanna is unknown. It is most likely an alternative spelling to the Native American name Aiyana, which means “blossom” or “eternal flower.” It's also potentially an alternative to the Swahili name Ayanna, which means “beautiful flower.”

Symbolism of the name Iyanna:

Both potential origins of Iyanna relate to flowers, so new parents may find some symbolism there. Flowers have symbolized many things throughout history, including beauty, life, death, youth, pleasure, and fragility. For many people in modern times, flowers are simply a symbol of nature's beauty.

baby name Iyanna

Style of the name Iyanna:

Modern

Gender of the name Iyanna:

Iyanna is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Iyanna:

EE-ah-na or AYE-ah-na

Number of syllables in the name Iyanna:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Iyanna:

The baby name Iyanna evokes images of someone who is compassionate and courageous.

Alternative spellings for the name Iyanna:

Nicknames for the name Iyanna:

  • Yanna
  • Yanni

Popularity of the name Iyanna:

According to the Social Security Administration, Iyanna was a top 1,000 baby name in the United States between 2002 and 2006. It last ranked at number 989 in 2006.

Related names for the name Iyanna:

Great middle names for Iyanna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Iyanna:

  • Iyanna Mayweather (daughter of Floyd Mayweather, Jr.)

Iyannas in popular culture:

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