What does Alaina mean?
Alaina /alai-na/ as a girls' name is of Old German and Greek derivation, and the meaning of Alaina is "precious; awakening; sun ray". Alaina is a variant form of Alaine (Old German): French feminine variant of Alain. Alaina is also a derivative of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian). Alaina is also used as a derivative of Elaine (Greek).
Alaina▲ has 22 variants: Alanah, Alani▲, Alanna▲, Alannah, Alawna, Alayna▲, Alaynna, Aleyna, Aleynah, Allana, Alleynah, Allinah, Alona, Alonna, Elaina▲, Elaini, Elainia, Elainna, Elana, Elanna, Elayna and Elliana▲.
Alaina▲ has 27 more alternative forms via Alaine, Alana, Elaine: Alane, Alanis, Alayne, Aleine, Alene▼, Alenne, Aleyne, Alie, Allaine, Allayne, Alleine, Allena, Allene▼, Allina, Alline, Allyn, Allyna, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Ellaine, Helaine, Laine, Lana▲ and Lanna.Kreatif forms: Alaila, Alaita, Alna. [more]
How popular is Alaina?
Alaina is a very popular first name for females (#1353 out of 4276, Top 32%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Alaina for girls. Alaina was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #156 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is presently at #190. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Alaina and associated names. Alana (#198 last year), Alayna (#217), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296), Lana (#351), Alanna (#526), Alani (#612), Elaine (#654), Alannah (#947), Elayne, Alene, Allene and Alline are the popular related forms of Alaina (#190 last year) listed in the Top 1000. These forms of Alaina were at the height of their popularity 2 (median #588) and have remained as popular to this day (#590), but with versions like Allene becoming somewhat dated. Elliana, Elaina, Alani, Lana, Alaina, Alayna, Alana and Alanna, with Lana having a revival in usage.
Thinking of names?
Alaina▲ is alike in pronunciation to Alenah, Aliana▲, Alonia, Alwinna, Alwyna, Alyna, Elanah, Eleana, Eleanna, Elina, Ellina, Ellona, Elyana, Ilania, Ileanna, Iliana, Illiana, Illona, Ilona, Ilonna, Iolana, Olena, Olina, Olinia and Yllona. Other suggested similar baby names are Adana, Adrina, Aina, Airina, Alacinda, Alaida, Alaisa, Alamea, Albina▼, Albinia, Albinka, Alcina, Aldana, Aldona, Alica, Alldina, Allisa, Allma, Allynn, Almina, Aloisa, Alsina, Alsyna, Alumina, Alvita, Alynne, Alzeina, Amina▲, Ancina, Anina, Arina, Arlana, Arlina, Arnina, Artina, Avana, Blaine, Clarina, Daina, Elvina▼, Faina, Flana, Helaina, Jaina, Jalaina, Laina, Raina▼, Shaina▼, Zaina and Zlatina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alaina.