Popularity:1749
Origin:Greek
Meaning:ray of light; from Illium or Troy
Iliana is a feminine name of Greek origin. This name likely finds its roots in the Greek word “hēlios”, which means “ray of light” or “sun” and may even be a form of the name Helen, best known in Greek mythology as the most beautiful woman in the world. Helen’s notorious beauty sparked the Trojan War, after she eloped with Paris of Troy. Iliana’s unique spelling and melodious pronunciation add an extra element of beauty, perfect for a baby whose birthday takes place in the sunny summertime.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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