Lana Name Meaning & Origin

Lana

Pronunciation: LAH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Lana:

A short form of Alana which is a feminine form of Alan. The name is ultimately of uncertain meaning.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Lana
Famous real-life people named Lana

Lana Del Rey (stage name), American-born singer/song-writer
Lana Turner, Hollywood actress and 1950s sex symbol
Lana Parrilla, American actress and star of "Once Upon A Time"

Lana in song, story & screen

Lana Winters - a regular character in American Horror Story: Asylum. She is a journalist who is committed to Briarcliff Manor under false pretenses by Sister Jude, for trying to expose its darkest secrets. (Played by American actress Sarah Paulson)
"Lana Lang" was the close friend and first major love interest of Young Clark Kent portrayed in the Superman comic books, movies, the TV shows Superboy and Smallville.
Lana Weinberger, character in the popular "Princess Diaries" books.
Lana, a song by the Beach Boys.
Beautiful Lana by Roy Orbison
Lana Skye from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.
Lana Loud from Nickelodeon cartoon The Loud House. One of the various sisters of protagonist Lincoln Loud, and twin sister of Lola Loud.

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