What does Alayna mean?
Alayna /alay-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 an alternate spelling, with the suffix -yna, of Alaine (Old German): French feminine variant of Alain. Alayna is also a variation of Elaine (Greek): in the King Arthur myths.
How popular is Alayna?
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history 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 U.S. SSA Records)
Popular related forms of Alayna (#217 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 1000 are Alaina (#190 in recent rankings), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296), Elaine (#654), Elayne, Alline and Allene. Other forms, like Elainna, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alayna was at its highest in 2014 (usage of 0.42%), except for the forms Allene and Elaine which have become less fashionable. Elliana, Elaina, Alaina and Alayna are four of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.
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Alayna▲ is alike in pronunciation to Alani▲, Alanna▲, Alawna, Aleana, Aleena▲, Aleyna, Aleynah, Allana, Allona, Allynah, Alwinna, Elianna▲, Ellena, Ellona, Ilana, Ileana, Ilena, Illona, Ilona, Oleana, Olena, Olianna, Olina, Ulani and Yllona. Other recommended similar baby names are Ailyn, Alaia, Alaida, Alaisa, Alamea, Alanza, Alaqua, Alaula, Alaya, Alaysia, Albina▼, Alcina, Aldana, Aldona, Aldyne, Aleen, Alima, Aliya▼, Allyne, Allynne, Alma▼, Almina, Almyra, Aloma, Alsina, Alsyna, Aluma, Alvena▼, Alvina▼, Alwyne, Alyda, Alynne, Alyza, Alzena, Alzina, Amalyna, Amana, Avana, Ayanna▼, Duayna, Flana, Gayna, Irayna, Jalayna, Jayna, Julayna, Rayna, Shayna▼, Telayna and Zayna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alayna.