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Alani Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Alani is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Alani is "rock, handsome".  

It is also of Hawaiian origin, where its meaning is "fragrant tree".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 612  in baby name popularity for girls with 470 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Alani Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alani has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alani to other names.


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Alani falls into the tree name category.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Alani in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.