A variation of Elliana, which means “the Lord has answered.” And when you roll your eyes heavenward and say “Whyyyy?” during a diaper blowout of epic proportions, “Alianna” will indeed be the answer.
Al, Allie, Lia, Anna.
Famous people named Alianna:
Drummer Alianna Kalaba; daughter of NFL player Clark Haggans, Alianna Marie Haggans.
Ohio has a law called "Alianna's Alert" which requires schools to call parents within 120 minutes of the start of a school day if a child is absent without parent notification. It's in honor of Alianna DeFreeze, who was abducted on her way to school.