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Alaine

What does Alaine mean?

Alaine Pronunciation of Alaine [alaine] 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.

Associated with: precious.

Variations

Alaine has 16 variants: Alaina, Alane, Alayna, Alayne, Alaynna, Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Allaine, Allayne, Alleen, Alleine, Allena, Allene, Alline and Allyn.

Affiliated girl name: Alana.

Creative forms:
(female) Alaice, Alune, ..

(male) Alaian, Alaile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alaine Gracie (A.G.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Alaine (outside Top 2000) are Alaina (#176 the previous year), Alana (#202), Alayna (#223), Alline, Allyn, Allene, Alleen, Alane and Allena. These relations of Alaine were at the apex of their popularity 3 years ago (median #1393) and have remained as common to this day (#1400, 8.2%). Alana has generally been preferred by parents, though Alayna has gained in popularity over time, while Allene has lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alaina, Alana, Alane, Alayna, Alleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allena, Allene, Alline, Allyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alana outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alaine is pronounced similarly to Aileene, Ailene, Aillin, Aleen, Alene, Alleyne, Allynne, Alynne, Elaene, Elain, Elaine, Elan, Elayne, Elianne, Elin, Eline, Ellayne, Ellene, Ilane, Ileanne, Ileene, Iliane, Ilone, Oline and Olwin. Other suggested similar names are Adaire, Adline, Ailani, Aine, Alair, Alamea, Alanice, Alanna, Alannah, Alarice, Albina, Albine, Alcina, Alcine, Aldina, Aldine, Aldyne, Alena, Alexine, Alfie, Aliana, Alice, Alima, Aliye, Allana, Alldine (see Alida), Allice, Allie, Allinah, Allona, Alona, Alvie, Alwyna, Alyna, Alyona, Amaline, Arakne (see Arachne), Ardine, Armine, Blaire, Blaise, Blaize, Blane, Blayne, Claire, Jaine, Jolaine, Laine, Paine and Raine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alaine.

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