Meaning of Alana
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Alana has the following meaning:
One who is fair and beautiful. Dervived from the name "Alan" which means "handsome and cheerful".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Alana is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 205 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Alana fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 7 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 173 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Alana in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Alana is pronounced as uh-lahn-nah
Popular Variants for the name Alana: Alaana
Common nicknames for the name Alana are: Lani, Ali, Lana
We think the name Alana should fall under the following style category: Ladylike
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Alana to be: Sexy and beautiful woman
In one word, you might describe Alana as a(n) "beautiful
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