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Alana Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \a-la-na\
Number in U.S 👶 58,000
Rate in 2021 473
Numerology 🔢 11
Name origin 🌍 Latin

Alana Name Meaning

The name Alana is a given name that has been used all around the world and specially in English speaking countries. This name is a German and Hawaiian name meaning “ precious “ or “ awakening “. There is another form of this name which is “ Alan “ and that is the Latinate feminine form of “ Alana “.

Also this name has another form “ Ailin “ which is originally Gaelic and means “ little rock “. “ Ailin “ can be derived from “ Elaine “ or “ Helen “.


Popularity of the name Alana

The name “ Alana “ is an unpopular baby girl’s name in the South California based on the data given by reliable resources in the year 1982 in the United states of America. Only 9 babies were named “ Alana “ in the South California in the year 1982.

Also a total of 707 babies bear the same first name during that year in the United states of America. The highest recorded use of this name was in the year 2007 with a total of 2458 babies. Since 1880 up to the year 2018, the name “ Alana “ was recorded 56978 times in the SSA pubic database.

This name first appeared in the year 1930 and given to 13 newborn babies. The name “ Alana “ became a popular female name in the state of Hawaii in the year 2013. It ranked 14 with 27 babies. The all time high record for this name was in 2007 in the state of Florida with 188 baby girls. For the past 70 years, the name “ Alana “ was recorded 55989 times in the SSA public database.


Personality of the name Alana

A is for accepting, you forgiving nature

L is for loyalty, that you show

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed

A is for activities, for you have many

This name has a secret behind its meaning that can not be described in just a few sentences. Totally, name can be personality and heart’s desire. The name “ Alana “ is a name that conveys a highly charged personality that attracts powerful ideas. If you are names “ Alana “, you can be diplomatic, intuitive and gentle.

Enjoying a good life and gave a good time is your heart’s desire. Your feeling of happiness and enjoyment of life makes you famous and liked by many. This might be the reason why you are a native flirt. It is notable that there is a good mental and emotional balance in your personality.

When people hear your name “ Alana “, they perceive you as the one who is strong and powerful. The raw power you radiate to others makes you look confident and intimidating at the same time. It requires some convincing before you join a worthy cause.


Famous people named Alana

Alana Haim who is an American musician

Alana Stewart who is an actress and model

Alana de la Garza who is an American actress

Alana Smith who is an American skateboarder


Similar names to the name Alana

Aadolf, Aaliyah, Aapeli, Aapo and Aaron

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05/16/2023 18:17:52

We love this name!! My 2nd daughter is named Alexia Danielle and we think it is beautiful!! Like some of the othe's we find that people do mis-pronounce it quite often but my name is unusual too(neva)and I think she will be ok with it!

03/22/2023 13:09:10

My name is Alana, peonounced (Uh-Lane-Uh), people tend to call me (ah-lana) and I just laugh it off. Well, there was an elserly women who called me 'Ava'. Weird. I enjoy my name becuase no one in my school has it and its my mothe'ss middle name. ????

03/07/2023 11:40:10

its a very cool name because i like the way It'sounds!

02/19/2023 23:54:00

lol...I'm Alana, and my dad's name is Alan 2...woOt..i thot it was so uncommon but there r 2 alana's at my skool...i dont feel unique n e more...chuh,,,, i think I'll name my daughter Renah...^^

01/27/2023 03:06:38

My oldest daughter's name and I chose it because I saw Alannah in a novel I was reading with a brief summary of the meaning and my brother's name is ALAN and I wanted to honor him and still have that wonderful name'so ...tahdah!

11/20/2022 01:05:18

this is my daughters name ( her father picked the name), no one EVer'says it correctly...she has gone by her middle name ( a more common name) since she was 2 ...everyone always says its so beautiful but no one can say it right ..there is an accent at the last e Anjanette'pronounced On jah nay

10/02/2022 05:03:34

My name is Alana i love this name, the only bad thing is it gets miss pronounced all of the time. Pronoced: (Uh-law-nah)

08/15/2022 01:39:18

My daughter's name is Alana. A family member'suggested it and I knew it was the right name for her. It's simple, yet pretty. My daughter'says there are several Alana's in her'school, so I guess It's becoming more popular.

05/15/2022 20:58:30

My dad's name is Alan, and I was the firstborn, so my name is, of course, Alana. I never met another Alana until college, where I'met a few more. I love it.

05/02/2022 19:07:48

My wife's name is Alana (pronounced Uh-Lah-Nah.) She hates to hear it pronounced or spelled any other way than he's. She is as beautiful as her name and I am sad that no one ever wrIt's love songs for Alanas.

03/11/2022 14:29:42

I like my name A lot but people always misprounouce it. My name is (UH-LAW-NA) not (UH-LAIN-UH) is it really that hard to say my name

02/18/2022 07:55:30

My name is Alauna and I like it. I just don't like when people call me Alaina . It irritates me.

01/09/2022 09:00:18

This is my name and I LOVE it. Kirstin is a beautiful but uncommon name. With various spellings, I think "Kirstin" is the most elegant/classy version of the name. However... You will never find a mug, name plate, or sticker'set with "Kirstin". People will constantly mispronoun and misspell your name. A small price to pay for a great a name!

07/23/2021 11:45:54

This is my name and It's often mispronounced and misspelled but i've gotten used to it. My name is pronounced Lay-la and spelled Leila. My cousin is named Leilani so they call me Leila and her Lani. Just so we don't get confused. Overall I love my name. I haven't met anyone with the'same name yet but I hope to.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Alana?
The origin of the name Alana is Latin.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Alana?
Precious, Awakening
*️⃣ How many people are named Alana?
Almost 58000 people are named Alana.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Alana?
The names of Alan, Alina, Alaina, Alana, Alani