[ 3 syll. a-la-ni, al-ani ] The baby boy name Alani is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is ahLAANiy- †. Alani is derived from Celtic origins. Alani is a variant of the name Alan (Breton, English, German, and Scottish).
See also the related category celtic.
Alani is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Alani, Alan was the most popular. Alani has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Alani include Ailín (Irish), Alama (Swahili), Alano (Italian and Spanish), Alin, Almano, Aluin (French), Alynn, Ayalon (Hebrew), Olumoy, Alemana (Hawaiian), Alewina (Hawaiian), Aluino (Spanish), Olaniyan (African), Olumoi, Olaniyin, Olaniyun, Aalam, Alain (English and French), Alam (Arabic), and Alann (English and Scottish).
† English pronunciation for Alani: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"