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Gender: F Meaning of Alana: "little rock, or harmony, concord" Origin of Alana: Irish, feminine variation of Alan Alana's Popularity in 2014: #198

Alana, in all its various spellings, was at one time reserved for daughters of dads named Alan, but is now much more widespread, ranking at Number 198. It came into prominence via model/actress/celeb spouse Alana Hamilton Stewart.

Also spelled Alanna and Alannah, as in musician Alannah Myles. The variation Alanis (via singer Alanis Morissette (daughter of an Alan) sounds a bit more original. Alaina is another popular variation.

Famous People Named Alana

Alana Blanchard, American surfer
Alana Zimmer, Canadian model
Alana de la Garza, American actress
Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, American reality TV personality ("Toddlers and Tiaras" and "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo")
Alana Austin, American actress
Alana Mychal Haim, American musician of sister band Haim
Alana Beard, American pro basketball player
Alana Davis, American singer-songwriter
Alana Stewart, American model, actress and reality TV personality ("I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!")

Pop Culture References for the name Alana

Alana, Ariel's sister in Disney's "The Little Mermaid"
Alana Mills, character in TV's "Step by Step"
Alana Bloom, character in TV's "Hannibal"
Alana, loyal friend of the main character in the Partholon series by PC Cast
Alana, character in the comic Saga