Alannah - Meaning of Alannah
[ 3 syll. a-lan-nah, al-ann-ah ] The baby girl name Alannah is pronounced ahLAENah (English) †. Alannah has its origins in the Celtic language and it is used largely in English. The name could be a combination of the Anglo Irish term of endearment alannah (meaning 'o child, dear child'), with 'lan' as a derivative of leanbh ('child'), or a re-spelling of Alana, with the influence of names of Hebrew origin such as Hannah and Susannah.
Alannah is a variant form of the English Alana.
Alannah is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s. At the recent peak of its usage in 2011, 0.015% of baby girls were named Alannah. It was #914 in rank then. In 2011, out of the family of girl names directly related to Alannah, Hannah was the most commonly used. It was 23 times more frequently used than Alannah in that year.
Baby names that sound like Alannah include Allana, Allanah, Allanna, Allannah, Aelaney, Aelani, Ahlama, Ahlamah, Ailín, Alaana, Alaina, Alaini, Alainie, Alama, Alana, Alanae, Alanah, Alanee, Alaney, and Alani.
† Pronunciation for Alannah: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"