What does Alaine mean?
Alaine /alai-ne/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-LAYNE. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alaine is "precious". French feminine form of Alain.
Affiliated girl name: Alana.Kreatif forms: Alaineau, Aualaine. [more]
How popular is Alaine?
Alaine is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4182 out of 4276, Top 98%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Alaine and related names. Prominent related forms of Alaine (outside Top 1000) are Alaina (#190 the previous year), Alana (#198), Alayna (#217), Alline and Allene. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2012 (usage of 0.4922%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.479%, ▼2.7%), but with the form Allene becoming less stylish. Alaina (#190), Alayna (#217) and Alana (#198) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Alaine is pronounced similarly to Alene▼, Aline▼, Allyne, Alwyne, Alyne, Alynne, Elaene, Elain, Elaine▼, Elane, Elayne, Eline, Ellaine, Ilane and Oline. Other suggested similar baby names are Alani▲, Alanna▲, Alawna, Albine, Alcine, Aldine, Alina▲, Allina, Alvine and Blaine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alaine.