Meaning:precious; awakening; child
Alana is a girl's name of Latin origin that means "precious" and "awakening." It may also derive from the Irish word "leanbh," a term of endearment for "child." By linking these sentiments together, you can give baby a beautiful name that signifies their powerful presence in your life. Variants of Alana include Alannah, Alainna, and Alanna, allowing you to get creative with spelling. If you want to shorten it to a cute nickname, Lana, Ali, and Lala are just a few adorable options.

Famous People Named Alana

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  • Alana Beard
    Basketball Player
  • Alana De La Garza
    TV Actress
  • Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson
    Reality TV Star
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