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Girl Name: Oriana

Name: Oriana
Pronunciation: \o-ria-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: sunrise
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Orane
Sounds Like: Ariana, Orina, Iriana
Variant forms: Oreana, Oria, Oriane, Orianna


Oriana \o-ria-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced or-ee-AHN-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Oriana is "sunrise". From the same root as Aurora. Italian journalist Orianna Falacci.

Oriana has 4 variant forms: Oreana, Oria, Oriane and Orianna.

For more information, see also the related name Orane.

Baby names that sound like Oriana are Ariana, Orina and Iriana.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Oriana.


Oriana is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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