Other Origin(s):Irish; British; Italian
Meaning:Shining; Light; Blessed; Precious; Child; Little Rock; Handsome; Wool, fleece
Lana is a feminine name of primarily Slavic origin primed for everlasting adoration. A short form of Svetlana, the name is perhaps most widely associated with Hollywood starlet Lana Turner. Far more than a pretty pin-up appellation, Lana embodies all the magnetic elements Svetlana first inspired in the early 19th century. Forged from the South Slavic svet, Svetlana means "shining," "light," or "blessed," making Lana's ascension onto the big screen all the more fitting. Lana's potential ties to the English Alana or Alan, meaning "little rock" or "handsome," only enhance its illustrious appeal. For an extra soft, sweet touch, Lana can also have Italian connections, translating to "wool" or "fleece." Lana may also haveThose who wish to embrace their little one as they are will find solace in Lana's Old Irish origins, where it means simply "child" and can possibly mean "precious."
Famous People Named Lana
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Lana Del ReyModel
- Lana TurnerActress
Britannica, Lana Turner, American actress, June 2023
Behind the Name, Lana, January 2022
Behind the Name, Alan, June 2023
Behind the Name, Svetlana, January 2022
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