GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ə-LAN-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Variant of ALANA. It has been influenced by the affectionate Anglo-Irish word alannah, from the Irish Gaelic phrase a leanbh meaning "O child".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Alana, Alanna, Alaina, Alanis, Alannis, Alayna, Allana, Allannah (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Lana (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Al, Alan, Allan, Allen, Allyn (English), Ailín (Irish)
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