Alanna: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Alanna

A spelling variation of the Irish name Alana, meaning multiple things, depending on your source: "cheerful," "beauty," or "precious," are a few. Hopefully your little Alanna will encompass all three! Especially cheerful, because we all know how toddlers can get. YIKES.

Nicknames:

Lanna, Lani, Allie.

Famous people named Alanna:

Actresses Alanna Masterson and Alanna Ubach; journalist Alanna Nash.

Fun fact:

Alanna of Trebond is the main character in the Tortall novels by Tamora Pierce, and the first book in the series is called Alanna: The First Adventure.

More Inspiration:

Absolutely Awesome A Names For Baby Girls, Double The Fun: Girl Names With Double Letters,