Alana: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Alana

The feminine form of Alan, this name is said to mean “precious” in Old German, “child” in Irish, and “beauty, serenity” in Gaelic. Your precious little Alana will probably behave perfectly serene for Grandma who gives her extra cookies and turn into an evil sorceress once she gets home, so this name makes sense.

Nicknames:

Ally, Ali, Lana.

Famous people named Alana:

Ice hockey Olympic gold medalist Alana Blahoski; Alana Blanchard, professional surfer and model; ballroom dancer and winner of Dancing with the Stars Alana Patience.

Fun fact:

Alana is also the name of a Transformer, a Disney mermaid, and a friend of Dora the Explorer.

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