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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ə-LAN-is
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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.
DiminutiveLana
Masculine FormsAlan, Allan, Allen, Allyn, Al
Other Languages & CulturesAlannah(Irish)

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