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Pronunciation

ɑlænə

Origin

English

Meaning

The name Alana has several diverse roots and origins. In old Gaelic, Alana is a nickname meaning “oh child”, while the Hawaiian interpretation is “beautiful offering”. In Polynesian culture, Alana means “new beginning”. Just when you thought you couldn’t squeeze in any more international appeal, let’s not forget the French and Celtic origins of the male variant Alan!

Rank in the year 2015

Alana was ranked #437 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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