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What does Alanis mean?

Alanis Pronunciation of Alanis as a name for girls has its root in Old German, 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): form of Alaine.





ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ALANA, ALLENA Alaina, Alaine, Alanah, Alane, Alani, Alanna, Alannah, Alawna, Alayne, Alena, Alene, Alie, Allana, Alona, Alonna, Alynne



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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Alanis was first listed in 1996 and reached its top rank of #1077 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanis name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Alanis listed in the Top 2000 are Alaina (#202 FROM RECENT DATA), Alana (#200), Alanah (#1775), Alane, Alani (#347), Alanna (#552), Alannah (#869), Alena (#736), Alene, Allana, Allena, Alona and Alonna. Other variants, like Alawna, are seldom used. These forms of Alanis were at the top of their popularity in the year 2015 (AVERAGE #1266) and have remained as popular to this day (#1334, 4% LESS USAGE), but with forms such as Alanis becoming less fashionable. The most trendy girl names in this list are Alaina, Alana, Alani, Alanna, Alannah and Alena.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanis, Alaina, Alana, Alanah, Alane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alani, Alanna, Alannah, Alena, Alene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allana, Allena, Alona, Alonna 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 sound-alike names are Ailani, Alaia, Alair, Alais, Alaisa, Alanza, Aldis, Alenka, Alexis, Alis, Allis, Alonia, Alonsa, Alonza, Amani, Amaris, Anais, Anani, Anis, Annis, Avani, Avania, Azania, Claris, Elanie, Elanit, Gladis, Glenis, Glynis, Ilania, Ilanit, Janis, Tanis and Ulani. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alanis.

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