Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ə-LAN-ə(English)
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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

DiminutiveLana(English)
Masculine FormsAlan, Allan, Allen, Allyn, Al(English)

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Entry updated October 11, 2012