Meaning and name origin
Alaina \a-lai-na\ as a girl's name is of Old German, Hawaiian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Alaina is "precious; awakening". Alaina is a variant of Alaine (Old German): French feminine form of Alain. Also a variant of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian): also possibly from the Gaelic "ailin" meaning "little rock" or possibly derived from Elaine or Helen.
Alaina▲ has 22 variant forms: Alanah, Alani▲, Alanna, Alannah, Alawna, Alayna▲, Alaynna, Aleyna, Aleynah, Allana, Alleynah, Allinah, Alona, Alonna, Elaina▲, Elaini, Elainia, Elainna, Elana, Elanna, Elayna, Elliana▲.
Alaina is a very popular first name for females (#1353 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alaina for girls. Alaina reached its highest rank of #156 in the U.S. in 2011. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alaina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alaina (#190), Alana (#198), Alayna (#217), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296), Alanna (#526), Alani (#612), Elaine (#654) and Alannah (#947). (2014 statistics).
Alaina▲ is also pronounced similarly to Aleana, Aleena▲, Alena▲, Aliena, Alina▲, Allena, Allina, Allona, Allyna, Alwinna, Alwyna, Alyna, Elina, Ellina, Ilana and Olina. Other suggested similar baby names are Alaia, Alaida, Alaisa, Alamea, Alane, Alayne, Albina▼, Alcina, Aldina, Aleine, Alima, Aline▼, Allaine, Alline, Almina, Alsina, Alvina▼ and Alzina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alaina.