What does Alaina mean?
Alaina /alai-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old German, Hawaiian and Greek derivation, and the meaning of Alaina is "precious; awakening; sun ray". Alaina is a variant transcription 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 39 more alternative forms via Alaine, Alana, Elaine: Alane, Alanis, Alayne, Aleine, Alene▼, Alenne, Aleyne, Alie, Allaine, Allayne, Alleen, Alleine, Allena, Allene▼, Alleyne, Allina, Alline, Allyn, Allyna, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Ellaine, Ellane, Ellayne, Elle▲, Ellie▲, Helaine, Laine, Lainey▲, Lana▲, Lanah, Lanna, Lannah, Lannie, Lanny and Layney.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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity 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 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alaina and associated names. Ellie (#55 last year), Alana (#198), Alayna (#217), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296), Lana (#351), Elle (#395), Alanna (#526), Lainey (#585), Alani (#612), Elaine (#654), Alannah (#947), Alline, Alene, Allene and Elayne are the popular related forms of Alaina (#190 last year) listed in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.4545%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.4525%, down 0.4%), but with the versions Allene, Alene and Elaine becoming less trendy. The most trendy girl names here are Elliana (#296), Elaina (#281), Alani (#612), Lainey (#585) and Lana (#351), with Lana having a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Alaina▲ is alike in pronunciation to Aleana, Aleena▲, Alena▲, Aliana▲, Alianna, Aliena, Alina▲, Allona, Alwinna, Alwyna, Alyna, Elina, Ellina, Ilana and Olina. Other suggested similar baby names are Alaia, Alaida, Alaisa, Alamea, Albina▼, Alcina, Aldina, Alima, Aline▼, Almina, Alsina, Alvina▼ and Alzina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alaina.