Alanna

Alanna - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alanna, meaning handsome, cheerful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1946 on position #1585. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alanna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alanna? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alanna. The baby girl name Alanna was given to 585 baby girls in 2012, ranking #489 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,416 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alanna peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2007 on position 461.



Famous with this name

Alanna Ubach
Alanna Bale
Alanna Masterson


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Alanna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alanna is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #172 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #719.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alanna is where you live.


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Alanna origin and meaning

Alanna is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means handsome, cheerful. To see famous people named Alanna, pop culture references for the name Alanna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alanna

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alanna, sorted by popularity.

Alma / Alana / Alaina / Aileen / Alina / Alayna / Aline / Alena / Aylin / Allene /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012489
2011511
2010524
2009472
2008471
2007461
2006471
2005496
2004477
2003496
2002503
2001509
2000500
1999476
1998520
1997502
1996471
1995509
1994518
1993501
1992510
1991494
1990478
1989622
1988625
1987663
1986646
1985666
1984638
1983729
1982631
1981615
1980696
1979832
1978848
1977818
1976947
1975884
19741064
19731089
19721161
19711129
19701250
19691257
19681365
19671842
19661654
19652023
19631730
19621569
19611676
19601845
19592189
19571992
19561532
19551934
19541578
19531427
19521397
19511178
19501405
19491874
19481738
19471511
19461585

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine172
New Jersey236
Massachusetts257
West Virginia261
Pennsylvania273
Florida323
Connecticut334
New York335
Maryland385
Virginia421
Michigan435
Georgia459
Washington469
Missouri469
Colorado473
South Carolina480
Arizona495
Illinois501
North Carolina502
Ohio564
Kentucky569
Nevada578
Alabama612
Oregon618
Wisconsin633
California635
Indiana657
Louisiana665
Kansas675
Texas679
Utah692
Tennessee719

Even more about Alanna


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alanna a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alanna?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2007
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alanna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,416
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1946
2012 births +585

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