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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 has 13 variant forms: Alayne, Aleine, Alene, Alenne, Aleyne, Allaine, Allayne, Alleen, Alleine, Allene, Alleyne, Alline, Allyn.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alana, Alene, Allene, Alline in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.