What does Alane mean?
Alane /ala-ne/ as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the name Alane means "precious; awakening". Alane is a version of Alaine (Old German): French feminine version of Alain. Alane is also a derivative of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian).
How popular is Alane?
Alane is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3753 out of 4276, Top 88%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Alane and associated names. Popular varying forms of Alane (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Alaina (#190 via latest list), Alana (#198), Alani (#612), Alanna (#526), Alannah (#947), Alayna (#217), Alene, Allene, Alline and Lana (#351). These forms of Alane were favored by parents in 2012 (adoption of 0.409%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.396%, ▼3.3%), but with the forms Alene and Allene becoming less fashionable. Alaina, Alana, Alani, Alanna, Alayna and Lana, with Lana going through a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Alane is alike in pronunciation to Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn, Allynne, Alynne, Aylin▲, Elain, Elan, Elayne, Elene, Eliane, Elin▲, Ellaine, Ellane, Ellayne, Ellene, Elon, Elynn, Ilean, Ileanne, Ileene, Ilene▼, Ilone, Wilone and Yolanne. Other suggested similar baby names are Adene, Adine, Agave, Ailani, Ala, Alair, Alamea, Alanice, Albane, Alcee, Aleana, Alena▲, Aliana▲, Alina▲, Alle, Alyna, Amana, Anne▼, Arakne, Arlan, Arlana, Aryane, Blane, Luane and Sloane▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alane.