in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • #5957 All Time
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How popular is the name "Alanis" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Alanis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,267 babies born with the name Alanis in the United States. That's more than enough Alanis to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given to 15 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alanis" was in 2013 with a total of 182 babies.

According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alanis" is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of only 141 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Alanis popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alanis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alanis as well as things modernly associated with the name Alanis such as celebrities named Alanis.

Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette is a singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress specializing in alternative rock, post-grunge, pop rock, and electronica music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Alanis was born in 1974 as Alanis Nadine Morissette in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.


Alanis Obomsawin

Alanis was born in 1932.


Alternative Meanings

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Your name in reverse order is "Sinala". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anlias". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Alanis born Nov 6, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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