Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Fair
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Alana Boy)

In 2017 the name Alana...

• was given to 1,432 baby girls
• was the 213rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 41% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Alaska, Deleware, and Florida
• was least popular in North Dakota, New Mexico, and Vermont
• was about as popular as Rowan and Michelle
Babies Named Alana Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alana...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2007
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1959
• is 1104% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 83% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ryann, Sarai, Daniella, Emanuel, Adrian, Seamus
• has the most opposite popularity history to Colleen, Antoinette, Janette, Carlton, Michael, Steven
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alana Per State
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Geographically the name Alana...

• 34% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Cassidy, Bella, Noelle, Tristan, Justin, Tyler
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Evelynn, Emersyn, Hattie, Archer, Ellis, Nash
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alana by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alana are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alana will be the only kid named Alana in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alana compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alana rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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