Alanis Origin and Meaning
The name Alanis is a girl's name meaning "handsome, cheerful".
Singer Alanis Morissette made this twist famous. She was named for her father Alan, who is said to have spotted this version in a Greek newspaper. So far it has been pretty much a one-person name, but could make distinctive update of Alana--especially with s-ending names making a comeback.
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Famous People Named Alanis
- Alanis Nadine MorissetteCanadian singer and songwriter
- Alanis ObomsawinCanadian documentary filmmaker