ALANIS
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ə-LAN-is   [key]
Meaning & History
Feminine form of ALAN. Canadian musician Alanis Morissette (1974-) was named after her father Alan. Her parents apparently decided to use this particular spelling after seeing this word in a Greek newspaper.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Lana
MASCULINE FORMS: Al, Alan, Allan, Allen, Allyn
OTHER LANGUAGES: Alannah (Irish)