Meaning and name origin
Alane \a-la-ne\ as a girl's name is of Old German and Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Alane is "precious; awakening". Alane is a variant of Alaine (Old German): French feminine form of Alain. Also a variant of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian): also possibly from the Gaelic "ailin" meaning "little rock" or possibly derived from Elaine or Helen.
Alane is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3753 out of 4276, Top 88%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alane and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alana (#198), Alline, Alene and Allene. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Alane is also pronounced similarly to Ailene, Aline▼, Allyne, Alwyne, Alyne, Alynne, Elaene, Elaine▼, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Elene, Eliane, Eline, Ellane, Ilane, Ileane, Ilene▼, Iliane, Ilone, Oline and Yolane. Other suggested similar baby names are Ailani, Alaina▲, Alamea, Alanah, Alani▲, Alanna, Alawna, Alayna▲, Albane, Aleana, Alena▲, Alina▲, Allana, Alona, Alyna and Blane. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alane.