Alanis Name Meaning & Origin

Alanis

Pronunciation: a-LA-nis (key)

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Alanis contains the same letters as Salina.

PRONOUNCED: ə-LAN-is, ah-LA-nis or uh-LA-nis

Personal experiences with the name Alanis

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.

Nicknames for Alanis

Alani (uh-LA-nee)
Lani (LA-nee)

Meanings and history of the name Alanis

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

Famous real-life people named Alanis

Alanis Morissette, singer
Alanis, Niall Horan fan

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