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What does Alanah mean?

Alanah Pronunciation of Alanah [alanah] as a girls' name means "precious; awakening". Alanah is an alternate spelling of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian).

Associated with: precious.


Alanah has 12 variants: Alaina, Alani, Alanna, Alannah, Alawna, Aleyna, Aleynah, Allana, Alleynah, Allinah, Alona and Alonna.

11 more relations via Alana: Alaine, Alane, Alanis, Alayne, Alene, Allena, Allina, Allyna, Lana, Lanah and Lannah.

Creative forms:
(female) Amanah, ..

(male) Alaan, Alanan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alanah London (A.L.), ..

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)

Alanah entered the list in 2001 and reached its highest rank of #1132 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1418 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alanah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Alaina (#176 last year), Alana (#202), Alane, Alani (#525), Alanis (#1556), Alanna (#508), Alannah (#756), Alene, Aleyna (#1829), Allana, Allena, Alona, Alonna and Lana (#353) are the popular related forms of Alanah (#1418 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Alawna, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Alanah was well-received among parents in 2015 (usage of 0.37%), except for the version Alene which has become less fashionable. The trendier birth names among these are Alaina, Alana, Alani, Alanna, Alannah and Lana.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanah, Alaina, Alana, Alane, Alani in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanis, Alanna, Alannah, Alene, Aleyna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allana, Allena, Alona, Alonna, Lana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alana, Alanna, Alannah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alanah is alike in pronunciation to Alayna, Alaynna, Aleena, Alenah, Alina, Allona, Allynah, Alonia, Alwyna, Alynah, Elana, Elanah, Elanie, Elayna, Eleana, Elena, Eliana, Elona, Elyana, Ilana, Iolana, Oleana, Olena, Olina and Ulani. Other recommended names are Adinah, Agnah, Ainah, Alah, Alaia, Alala, Alamea, Alanza, Alayah, Aldana, Aleah, Alenne, Aliah, Alicah, Alidah, Alikah, Alima, Aline, Alisah, Aliyah, Alizah, Alliah, Alma, Almah, Aloma, Alvah, Alydah, Alyne, Alynne, Amana, Amandah, Aminah, Amynah, Annah, Aravah, Arlana, Avana, Ayana, Blanch, Chanah, Danah, Elkanah, Flana, Flanagh (see Flana), Hanah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Janah, Leanah, Shanah and Yoanah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alanah.

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