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Alana Name Meaning

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Alana meaning

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Meaning of Alana :

Little Rock
Harmony, Peace, Light And Buoyant

Origin of name Alana :
Celtic, English
Alana Numerology :
Personality No. 8. People with the name Alana are bold & materialistic but rigid too. They have strong will power. They love power, authority & leadership. Person with name Alana having 8 as Personality number are good planners & very good at business. They are analytical, intellectual & determined. They are religious, efficient, trustworthy & compassionate. They are tenacious, & ambitious.
of Name Alana :
/ ə-LAN-ə/
of Name Alana :
Alana mainly has a Celtic origin ( ailin, al, and alun), where it means “harmony, peace”. However, the name has shared roots between Celtic and Hawaiian origins.
of Name Alana :
The name is first used in the Irish lands. However, Alana is now widely used across the globe, and is sometimes known to be the feminine version of the masculine name “Alan”.
Popular In :
The United States, Canada, England and Wales
Information about the
Name of Alana :
In Hawaii, Alana signifies something that is a ‘beautiful offering’. In the Polynesian language, the name takes the meaning of ‘new beginning.’
Famous People with
Name Alana :
Alana De la Garza – She is a TV actress made famous for her role in “Law & Order: LA” as the prosecutor Connie Rubirosa. She had also received a role on CSI: Miami as Marisol Delko. Prior to her acting career, she had received the title of Miss Photogenic at the beauty pageant Miss El Paso Teen USA. Alana Lee – She is a pop singer known for her singles such as “Synchronize”, “This Is Me”, and “Perfect Storm”. She mostly sings on her YouTube channel under the username “AlanaLee21”. She had debuted back in 2011 with the single “Butterflies”. Alana Smith – She is a famous skateboarder even before reaching her teenage years. She was the first girl documented to have performed a 540 McTwist in a competition. She is famous for being a world record holder as being the youngest athlete to ever win a medal at the X Games.
Variant Baby Names of Alana:

Alaina, Alaine, Alanah, Alane, Alani, Alanis, Alanna, Alannah, Alawna, Alayne, Aléne, Al, Alaina, Alaine, AlanahAlima (Arabic), Aelani (Hawaiian), Alanis (Celtic), Ailín (Mapuche), Alama (Swahili)

Rhyming Names of Alana: 
Alana with popular Irish Surnames:

Alana Ahern,   Alana Clarke,   Alana Coyle,   Alana Kehoe,   Alana Denham


More About Irish Name : Alana

  • Alana is of Celtic origin. It is used mainly in English and Irish. Derived from alun 'harmony' ; al 'rock'. Alana is the feminine form of the English, German, and Scottish Alan.

Famous Name Alana

  • Alana Davis

    is an American singer-songwriter. Her father, Walter Davis, Jr., was an African-American pianist who played alongside such jazz greats as Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.


Alana Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic, Irish, Hawaiian, Germanic, Celtic, Ireland, English, Hebrew, Biblical, Scottish

Alana also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, French

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  • What does the name Alana mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Little Rock
    Harmony, Peace, Light And Buoyant in Irish. Alana also named in American, French for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Alana. What does the name Alana mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Alana. History of name and famous personality with Alana will help to update our database and other website users.

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