Meaning and Origin of Alanis - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Alanis

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Attractive, peaceful
  • Hawaiian : Offering; Feminine form of Alan

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish (Alanís) and Portuguese : variant of Alaniz.
  • Greek : from alani ‘open space’, ‘square’ (Turkish alan), a nickname for an idler, someone whose time was spent loafing around in the square of a town or village.