Other Origin(s):Arabic; Hawaiian; Celtic; Italian; Spanish; Greek; Hebrew
Meaning:Oak tree; Soft, gentle; Awakening; Rock; Handsome; Bright
With a variety of origins and meanings, the feminine name Elana can give your little one plenty of inspiration. Coming from the Hebrew Elon, it can translate to "oak tree." Plant deep roots and watch baby blossom into a powerful force of nature with this name. Elana can also come from the Arabic name Ilana, meaning "soft" or "gentle," which can be a perfect fit for your sweet bundle of joy. If you want Elana to be a fun spin on Alana, it can mean "awakening" in Hawaiian or "rock" and "handsome" in the Celtic language of Breton. This versatile moniker can also be a variant of the Spanish and Italian Elena and the Greek Helen, both translating to "bright." Whether you’re hoping baby will become as strong and resplendent as a tree, or a bright, shining beacon for others, the name Elana will set baby on a purpose-driven path.
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