Alanah

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alanah

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  • A user from Australia says the name Alanah is of Unknown origin and means "Beautiful".
  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Alanah means "Trees" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Alabama, United States says the name Alanah means "Beautiful" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Alanah is of Old German origin and means "Precious Awakening".
Other origins: Arabic

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Notable Persons Named Alanah

Alanah was born on March 24th, 1956. She left this life on July 19th, 2007.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 6 6 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 42 42 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 38 38 0
1993 43 43 0
1994 40 40 0
1995 40 40 0
1996 66 66 0
1997 63 63 0
1998 58 58 0
1999 76 76 0
2000 76 76 0
2001 88 88 0
2002 102 102 0
2003 95 95 0
2004 138 138 0
2005 164 164 0
2006 171 171 0
2007 205 205 0
2008 223 223 0
2009 174 174 0
2010 189 189 0
2011 189 189 0
2012 216 216 0
2013 193 193 0
2014 178 178 0
2015 162 162 0
2016 157 157 0
2017 153 153 0

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Popularity of Alanah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alanah

  • How Popular is the name Alanah? Alanah is the 4,804th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alanah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,439 babies born with the first name Alanah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alanah to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alanah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Alanah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alanah was in 2008 with a total of 223 babies.
  • Random Alanah Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alanah is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Alanah: Your name in reverse order is Hanala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aalhan. How do you pronounce that?

What Alanahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Alanah born Jul 23, 1930

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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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