Alannah

First Name
6k
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 Alannah

"Alannah" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Dear child". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Alana.

Notable Persons Named Alannah

Alannah Myles is a rock music, pop music, and blues singer-songwriter and actor. She was most prominent from 1989 to present. Alannah was given the name Alannah Byles on December 25th, 1958 in Toronto.

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Alannah Currie is a pop music, rock music, dance music, new wave music, and synthpop singer-songwriter. She plays Marimba, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1979 to 1979. Alannah was given the name Alannah Joy Currie on September 20th, 1957.

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Alannah was born in 1963.

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Alannah MacTiernan is a List of mayors of VincentMayor of the City of Vincent, Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for Armadale, Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for East Metropolitan, Member of theWestern Australian Legislative AssemblyforA. Alannah was born on January 10th, 1953 in East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Alannah is also known as MacTiernan and Alannah Joan Geraldine Cecilia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1948 6 6 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 202 202 0
1991 143 143 0
1992 90 90 0
1993 101 101 0
1994 82 82 0
1995 94 94 0
1996 113 113 0
1997 118 118 0
1998 106 106 0
1999 128 128 0
2000 115 115 0
2001 173 173 0
2002 141 141 0
2003 189 189 0
2004 216 216 0
2005 197 197 0
2006 237 237 0
2007 272 272 0
2008 288 288 0
2009 267 267 0
2010 262 262 0
2011 283 283 0
2012 312 312 0
2013 302 302 0
2014 284 284 0
2015 370 370 0
2016 318 318 0
2017 290 290 0

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Popularity of Alannah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alannah

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  • How Popular is the name Alannah? Alannah is the 3,443rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alannah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,792 babies born with the first name Alannah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alannah to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alannah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alannah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alannah is Tuesday, August 9th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Alannah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alannah was in 2015 with a total of 370 babies.
  • Random Alannah Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alannah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 37 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Alannah: Your name in reverse order is Hannala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Halnaan. 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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