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What does Alanis mean?

Alanis /ala-nis/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Alanis' roots are Old German and Hawaiian, and the meaning of Alanis is "precious; awakening". Alanis is an alternate spelling of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian). 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: Alanisay, Alinis, Alnis. [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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alaina, Alana, Alani, Alanna, Alannah in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alena, Alene, Allene, Lana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alanis is alike in pronunciation to Ilanis and Ilanys. Other recommended similar baby names are Alais and Alanza. Like Alanis, these names are not frequently used.