What does Alanis mean?
Alanis /ala-nis/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Alanis' root is Old German, and the meaning of Alanis is "precious; awakening". Alanis is an alternate spelling of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian) with the suffix -is. Alanis is also a variant of Allena (Old German): version of Alaine.
Alanis has 1 variant: Alanice.
Alanis has 35 more alternative forms via Alana, Allena: Alaina▲, Alaine, Alanah, Alane, Alani▲, Alanna▲, Alannah, Alawna, Alayne, Alena▲, Alene▼, Aleyna, Aleynah, Aleyne, Alie, Allana, Alleen, Allene▼, Alleynah, Alleyne, Allina, Allinah, Allyn, Allyna, Allynn, Allynne, Alona, Alonna, Alynne, Lana▲, Lanah, Lanna, Lannah, Lannie and Lanny.Kreatif forms: Alinis, Alnis, Amanis. [more]
How popular is Alanis?
Alanis is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#4345 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent alternative forms of Alanis (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Alaina (#190 last year), Alana (#198), Alani (#612), Alanna (#526), Alannah (#947), Alena (#617), Alene, Allene and Lana (#351). Variants like Alanice are seldom used. These girl names are at the top of their popularity presently (usage of 0.3954%), except for the forms Alene and Allene which have become less fashionable. The most trendy girl names in this list are Alaina (#190), Alana (#198), Alani (#612), Alena (#617) and Lana (#351), and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Lana. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Alanis and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)