Ayanna

[eye-YON-nah]

Likely a modern invention, though some sources say it may mean "flower" in an Ethiopian language called Amharic. Regardless, your little Ayanna will be the prettiest flower in your garden. Even when she's covered in dirt.

Nicknames:

Ay, Aya, Yanna.

Famous people named Ayanna:

Roboticist Ayanna Howard; politician Ayanna Presley; singer Ayanna Olivia; reality TV personality Ayanna Mackins.

Fun fact:

There is a character named Ayanna Jackson in Mary Kubica's novel The Good Girl.