Alana is a female given name and is of German origin. It means precious. Pronounced as ah-LAH-nah, the name is currently in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 250 of U.S birth chart of the year 2021. Variations of Alana include Alanna, Alannah.
Alana also means fair and beautiful in Hawaiian community. In Disney's The Little Mermaid, Alana is one Ariel's sisters.
Alana is a girl's name.