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Climbthewall Mon 30-May-11 21:16:02

nn lana


CurlyCasper Mon 30-May-11 21:18:50

Lana is a name in itself BTW. It's in my book, and here You might as well just use it.

olddeuteronomy Mon 30-May-11 21:20:30

Prefer Ilana (hebrew - tree), alana sounds a bit of a more recent invention. Would be put off Lana a bit by the backwards reading. Sorry, but someone will probably point it out.

mumatron Mon 30-May-11 21:27:19

I love the name alana. We struggled to chosse between that and one other name7 we went for the other as it kind of had family links.

I don't know why but it never got a good response whenever I asked on here.

I would definately use it if I was lucky enough to have another dd.

( That's if sil doesn't get there before me!)

mathanxiety Mon 30-May-11 21:43:48

Are you pronouncing it Alayna or A-LAN-ah?

smartyparts Mon 30-May-11 21:47:13

Lana is OK. Don't like Alana.

It's Alan with an a on the end.

And I'm not keen on Alan.

Climbthewall Mon 30-May-11 22:05:23

pronounced A-LAN-ah

Youcantaffordme Mon 30-May-11 22:07:13

There's also Alannah

(couple of famous singers by that name, Alannah Myles, and Alannah Currie of the Thompson Twins.)

TheSecondComing Mon 30-May-11 22:59:01

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mathanxiety Mon 30-May-11 23:04:38

I like it a lot. I would spell it with two Ns or even with the H on the end, or you may get people saying 'Alayna'.

5DollarShake Tue 31-May-11 02:19:34

I have a friend with an Alanna. I like it.

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