Alanis Name Meaning & Origin
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Alanis contains the same letters as Salina.
PRONOUNCED: ə-LAN-is, or uh-LA-nis
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Alanis (uh-LA-nis) is my maiden name, and we gave it to our daughter. It is lyrical, unique, and manages to be both pretty and strong. She loves it.
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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.
Also a Latin surname: Alanis or Alaniz
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Alanis Morissette, singer
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