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Name Group Alan/Alana

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Group info:
Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, male:brought to England by the Normans in the Middle Ages
 meaning not known for sure, maybe from Celtic/Breton al (rock)
Words:al = the rock  Celtic
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Lana Slovenia 2009,  5:Alain France 2011,  8:Alan England+Wales 1954,  58:Allan England+Wales 1954,  65:Alana Brazil 2009,  66:Alanna Ireland 2003,  97:Allen USA 1960-1969,  155:Alaina USA 2011,  202:Alayna USA 2012
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
German Alan, Allan
EnglishAlaina, Alana, Alanis, Alanna, Alayna, LanaAlan, Allan, Allen
French Alain
Scottish Alan, Allan, Allen
Latinized Alanus
Name variants:

6 female and 5 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
AlainaEnglish
AlanaEnglish
AlanisEnglish
AlannaEnglish
AlaynaEnglish
LanaEnglish

NameLanguages of Use
AlainFrench
AlanGerman, English, Scottish
AlanusLatinized
AllanGerman, English, Scottish
AllenEnglish, Scottish