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What does Alais mean?

Alais Pronunciation of Alais [alais] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and Alais means "noble, exalted". Alais is a version of Alice (Old German).

Associated with: noble, exalted.


Alais has 11 variants: Ailie, Aillie, Ala, Ali, Alie, Alla, Alli, Allie, Ally, Elli and Ellie.

34 more relations via Alice: Alaisa, Alecia, Alica, Alicia, Alika, Aliki, Alis, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alisz, Alitia, Aliz, Alles, Alless, Allice, Allis, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisun, Allys, Allyse, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyss and Alyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Aluais, Ayais, ..

(male) Alai, Alas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alais Braylee (A.B.), ..

How popular is Alais?

Alais is a rare first name for females. Alais is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Alais (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Allison (#39 in recent rankings), Ellie (#47), Alice (#87), Alyssa (#93), Allie (#255), Alison (#338), Alicia (#365), Ally (#869), Alisha (#919), Alissa (#942), Alisa (#1037), Ali (#1278), Alyse (#1689), Elli, Alys, Alysa, Alysia, Alyce, Alli, Alica, Alecia, Alise, Alla, Allice, Ala and Allissa. Adoption of these forms of Alais was widespread 2 decades ago (usage of 2.4%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 1.6%, 33%). Alicia is the clear favorite, though Allison is now the more favored form, while versions like Alice are now somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ala, Alecia, Ali, Alice, Alicia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisa, Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alla, Alli, Allice, Allie, Allison in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allissa, Ally, Alyce, Alys, Alysa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyse, Alysia, Alyssa, Elli, Ellie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alice, Alicia, Alisha, Alison outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Allison, Alyssa, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alais is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Aili, Ailli, Aleea, Aley, Alia, Aliah, Aliye, Alley, Allia, Aloe, Alya, Ayala, Ayla, Ela, Elah, Ellia, Elois, Ila, Ili, Illia, Ola, Olia, Ollie and Ula. Other suggested similar names are Adair, Adelais, Adlai, Aglaia, Ailis, Alaida, Alaina, Alaine, Alair, Alala, Alana, Alane, Alani, Alanis, Albia, Aldis, Alexis, Alfi, Alfie, Alix, Allisa, Allix, Aloisa, Aloise, Altair, Alvie, Alvit, Amaia, Amaris, Anais, Anis, Annais, Annis, Ardis, Artis, Avis, Claris, Elis, Ellis, Elvis, Gladis, Ilanis, Tais and Thais. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alais.

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