Meaning and name origin
Alanah \a-la-nah\ as a girl's name is of Old German and Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Alanah is "precious; awakening". Alanah is a variant of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian): a rather modern Latinate feminine form of Alan.
Alanah is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alanah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alaina (#190), Alana (#198), Alanna (#526), Alani (#612) and Alannah (#947). (2014 statistics).
Alanah is also pronounced similarly to Alayna▲, Aleana, Alena▲, Alenah, Alina▲, Allynah, Alyna, Alynah, Elana, Elanah and Ilana. Other suggested similar baby names are Alane and Almah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alanah.