[ 3 syll. a-la-nis, al-an-is ] The baby girl name Alanis is pronounced as aa-LAE-N-ihS- †. Alanis is mainly used in the English and Irish languages. Its language of origin is Celtic. The name is best known from the Canadian singer Alanis Morissette (1974-).
In addition, Alanis is a variant form of the English name Alana in the English and Irish languages.
The name Alania, the English Alanice, the English Alannis, and the name Alannys are variant forms of Alanis. Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of the name Alanis. Another variant of Alanis is the familiar form Lanis.
Alanis is a rare baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. In 2012, within the family of girl names directly linked to Alanis, Alana was the most frequently used.
† Pronunciation for Alanis: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
A famous person named Alanis is Singer Alanis Morissette, born 1 June 1974, Ottawa, Canada.