Alanis: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alanis

Alanis

Pronunciation: -LA-nis (key)

This is a creative name that feels like it must have deep roots. In fact, rocker Alanis Morissette's father Alan chose it as a variation on his own name. You can choose for its new-age allure -- it's soft but not too girly.

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