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What does Lanah mean?

Lanah Pronunciation of Lanah [lanah] as a girls' name. The name Lanah means "precious; awakening". Lanah is an alternate form of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian).

Associated with: precious.


Lanah has 5 variants: Lana, Lanna, Lannah, Lannie and Lanny.

2 more alternative forms via Alana: Alanah and Alannah.

Creative forms:
(female) Lacnah, Lunnah, ..

(male) Lalan, Lalaw, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lanah Lena (L.L.), ..

How popular is Lanah?

Lanah is an unusual first name for females. Lanah is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Lanah (outside Top 2000) are Alana (#202 via latest list), Alanah (#1418), Alannah (#756), Lana (#353), Lanna and Lannie. Other variants, like Lanny, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Lanah reached its peak in the year 2007 (median #1124) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1121, 6.1%). Alana, Alannah and Lana are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alana, Alanah, Alannah, Lana, Lanna, Lannie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lanah is pronounced similarly to Laina, Lainey, Lanae, Laney, Lanie, Leana, Leannah, Leenah, Leiana, Lenah, Lenna, Lewana, Liahna, Lianna, Liannah, Linah, Linea, Linna, Lona, Lonie, Luana, Luna, Luwana, Lynea and Lynna. Other recommended names are Agnah, Ainah, Barah, Binah, Dajah, Danah, Dannah, Dayah, Denah, Dynah, Elanah, Farah, Ganah, Halah, Hamnah, Hanah, Haniah, Hannah, Hanyah, Inah, Janah, Jannah, Kalah, Lada, Laday, Laleh, Lane, Lara, Lata, Laylah, Leah, Ledah, Lelah, Lidah, Lubah, Lylah, Marah, Monah, Nonah, Oonah, Rafah, Rainah, Sadah, Sannah, Shanah, Tarah, Unah, Yoanah, Yonah and Zarah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lanah.

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