Alanna

First Name
21k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alanna mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alanna

"Alanna" is a name of American origin, and it means "Little child". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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A feminine form of Alan; variant spelling of Alana. Also possibly derived from Elaine (Old French) "bright, shining" or Helen (Greek) "light." The spelling Alannah is possibly influenced by names of Hebrew origin such as Hannah and Susannah and by the Anglo-Irish term of endearment "alanna", "alannah" "alanah" or "a leanbh" meaning "O child.". From the Celtic/Gaelic, Alanna possibly means "Fair". It can also be derived from the combination of the father`s name Allan, with the mother`s name Donna, to form Alanna.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Alanna

Alanna Masterson is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Alanna was born on June 27th, 1988 in Long Island, New York, U.S.

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Alanna Ubach is an actress. She was most active from 1990 to 1990. Alanna was given the name Alanna Noel Ubach on October 3rd, 1975 in Downey, California, U.S. Alanna is also known as Alana Ubach.

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Alanna was born in 1974 in Colorado.

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Alanna Kennedy is a soccer player for the Western New York Flash, Sydney FC (W-League), Newcastle Jets FC (W-League), Western Sydney Wanderers FC (W-League), Perth Glory FC (W-League), Australia women's national under-17 soccer team, and Australia women's national under-20 soccer team. Alanna was born on January 21st, 1995 in Campbelltown, New South Wales.

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Alanna was born on May 13th, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Alanna Schepartz is a in the field of chemical biology. Alanna was born on January 9th, 1962 in New York City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alanna

Alanna is an athlete for the São José Esporte Clube (women).

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How popular is the baby name Alanna in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1930 9 9 0
1931 8 8 0
1939 8 8 0
1943 6 6 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 36 36 0
1948 40 40 0
1949 43 43 0
1950 48 48 0
1951 63 63 0
1952 48 48 0
1953 52 52 0
1954 50 50 0
1955 31 31 0
1956 40 40 0
1957 32 32 0
1958 29 29 0
1959 30 30 0
1960 44 44 0
1961 33 33 0
1962 42 42 0
1963 46 46 0
1964 36 36 0
1965 39 39 0
1966 39 39 0
1967 56 56 0
1968 75 75 0
1969 90 90 0
1970 103 103 0
1971 123 123 0
1972 105 105 0
1973 117 117 0
1974 134 134 0
1975 152 152 0
1976 140 140 0
1977 177 177 0
1978 183 183 0
1979 215 215 0
1980 252 252 0
1981 295 295 0
1982 289 289 0
1983 245 245 0
1984 275 275 0
1985 297 297 0
1986 289 289 0
1987 286 286 0
1988 334 334 0
1989 361 354 7
1990 520 520 0
1991 476 476 0
1992 480 480 0
1993 499 499 0
1994 491 491 0
1995 481 481 0
1996 543 543 0
1997 499 499 0
1998 497 497 0
1999 544 544 0
2000 541 541 0
2001 543 543 0
2002 565 565 0
2003 587 587 0
2004 623 623 0
2005 618 618 0
2006 667 667 0
2007 691 691 0
2008 682 682 0
2009 652 652 0
2010 573 573 0
2011 579 579 0
2012 625 625 0
2013 596 596 0
2014 584 584 0
2015 619 619 0
2016 552 552 0
2017 563 563 0

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Popularity of Alanna as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alanna

  • What name lists does Alanna rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Alanna? Alanna is the 1,638th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alanna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,385 babies born with the first name Alanna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alanna to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alanna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Alanna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alanna is Thursday, August 21st, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Alanna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alanna was in 2007 with a total of 691 babies.
  • Random Alanna Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alanna ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 9 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Alanna: Your name in reverse order is Annala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laanan. How do you pronounce that?

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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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