Meaning and name origin
Alannah \a-lannah, al(an)-nah\ as a girl's 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 is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alannah for girls. Alannah reached its highest rank of #850 in the U.S. in 2012. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alannah and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Hannah (#28), Alana (#198), Alanna (#526) and Alannah (#947). (2014 statistics).
Alannah is also pronounced similarly to Alaina▲, Alanah, Alawna, Alayna▲, Alaynna, Alenah, Aleynah, Allinah, Allynah, Alonna, Alynah, Elanah and Elanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alannah.