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pinWhat does Alannah mean?

Alannah /alan-nah/ as a girls' name is pronounced ah-LAH-nah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alannah is "precious". Variant spelling of Alanna (see Alana), possibly influenced by names of Hebrew origin such as Hannah and Susannah, and by the Anglo-Irish term of endearment alannah (Gaelic a leanbh meaning "O child").


Alannah has 34 relations via Alana, Alanna, Hannah, Susannah: Alaina, Alaine, Alanah, Alane, Alani, Alanis, Alanna, Alawna, Alayne, Alena, Aleyna, Aleynah, Allana, Allena, Alleynah, Allina, Allinah, Allyna, Alona, Alonna, Anna, Chanah, Channach, Channah, Hanah, Hanna, Lanah, Lanna, Lannah, Sanna, Sannah, Shanna, Suzannah and Zanna.

Kreatif forms: Aialannah, Alanai, Alanay. [more]

pinHow popular is Alannah?

Alannah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women and an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Alannah for girls. Alannah entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #850 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #947 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alannah name in U.S.

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

Hannah (#28 2 years ago), Anna (#34), Alaina (#190), Alana (#198), Hanna (#483), Alanna (#526), Alani (#612), Alena (#617), Shanna and Sanna are the prominent varying forms of Alannah (#947 2 years ago). Adoption of these relations of Alannah was common among parents in 2012 (average #491) and is almost as widespread today (#512, 4.1%). Anna is the steady favorite, although Alaina appears to be gaining popularity too, and Hanna is now less common. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Alannah and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alena, Anna, Hanna, Hannah, Shanna in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannah, Sanna outside U.S.

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Alannah is alike in pronunciation to Alayna, Alaynna, Alenah, Alianna, Allynah, Alynah, Elanah and Elanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alannah.