Alanna: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alanna
Origin of the name Alana:
Feminine form of Alan, an old name of Breton origin but of uncertain meaning. Some believe it ot mean "handsome"; others promote the possibility that it is from a Celtic word meaning "rock."
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Alanna is an Irish name that is used as a pet name for a young girl. It means 'beautiful.'
Many people mispronounce my name, since the "a" can be said so many ways. However, I wouldn't change it for anything. I get many compliments on my name and like that it's unique.
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Alanna is a version of the Irish "a leanbh," a term of endearment that translates as "o child."
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Allie, Aly, Ally, Alli, Lana, Anna, Anni, Lanni
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Alanna also means beautiful,attractive,fair ,peaceful,offering,and handsome
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Heroine in Tamora Pierce's young adult books
"Alana Loves Me' by Kim Mitchell (pronounced a-lahn-na)