What does Alanah mean?
Alanah /ala-nah/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name means "precious; awakening". Alanah is an alternate spelling of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian) with the suffix -h.
How popular is Alanah?
Alanah is an unusual first name for females. Alanah is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Alanah and affiliated names. Alaina (#190 last year), Alana (#198), Alani (#612), Alanna (#526), Alannah (#947), Alene, Allene and Lana (#351) are the popular related forms of Alanah (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Allena are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in 2012 (usage of 0.412%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.397%, ▼3.6%), but with the versions Alene and Allene becoming less fashionable. The trendier birth names among these are Alaina (#190), Alana (#198), Alani (#612), Alanna (#526) and Lana (#351), with Lana enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Alanah is alike in pronunciation to Alayna▲, Aleana, Alena▲, Alenah, Aliana▲, Alina▲, Allynah, Alyna, Alynah, Elana, Elanah and Ilana. Other recommended similar baby names are Alayah▲ and Almah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alanah.