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Gender: Female Meaning of Alana: "little rock, or harmony, concord" Origin of Alana: Irish, feminine variation of Alan Alana's Popularity in 2017: #213

The name Alana is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little rock, or harmony, concord". Alana is ranked #213 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".

From the experts:

Alana, in all its various spellings, was at one time reserved for daughters of dads named Alan, but is now much more widespread. 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.

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Famous People Named Alana

Alana Rene Blanchard, American surfer
Alana Zimmer, Canadian model
Alana de la Garza, American actress
Alana Frances "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!")
Alana Olga Blahoski, American Olympic gold medal winning ice hockey player
Alana Ladd Jackson, daughter of actors Sue Carol and Alan Ladd
Alana Freed, late daughter of radio personality Alan Freed
Alana Young, daughter of country singer Faron Young
Alana Leslie (b. 1997), daughter of pro wrestler Brutus Beefcake
Alana Florido (b. 2012), daughter of beauty queen Valeska Saab and Nicolás Florido
Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro, daughter of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and model Georgina Rodriguez

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