What does Alayna mean?
Alayna \a-lay-na\ as a girls' name is of Old German and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Alayna is "precious; sun ray". Alayna is a variation of Alaine (Old German): French feminine form of Alain. Alayna is also a variation of Elaine (Greek): in the King Arthur myths.
Alayna has 27 more different forms via Alaine, Elaine: Alane, Alayne, Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Allaine, Allayne, Alleen, Alleine, Allena, Allene▼, Alline, Allyn, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Ellaine, Ellane, Ellayne, Elle, Ellie, Helaine, Laine, Lainey and Layney.
Alayna is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3997 out of 4276, Top 93%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Alayna for girls. Alayna was first listed in 1991 and reached its peak rank of #202 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is currently at #217. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Alayna (#217 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Ellie (#55 in 2014), Alaina (#190), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296), Elle (#395), Lainey (#585), Elaine (#654), Allene, Alline and Elayne. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 2014 (usage of 0.4843%), except for the forms Allene and Elaine which have become less fashionable. The most trendy names for newborns here are Elliana (#296), Elaina (#281), Lainey (#585), Ellie (#55) and Alaina (#190), with Ellie going through a rebound in usage. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Alayna and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Alayna is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Alanah, Alani, Alanna, Alannah, Alawna, Aleana, Aleena, Alena, Aleyna, Aleynah, Aliana, Alianna, Aliena, Alina, Allana, Allina, Allona, Allyna, Allynah, Alona, Alonna, Alwyna, Alyna, Alynah and Ilana. Other recommended similar baby names are Alamea, Alaya, Allyne, Allynn, Alsyna, Alwyne and Alyne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alayna.