Meaning and name origin
Alayna \a-lay-na\ as a girl's name is of Old German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Alayna is "precious; sun ray". Alayna is a variant of Alaine (Old German): French feminine form of Alain. Also a variant of Elaine (Greek): in the King Arthur myths, Elaine is a character who fell in love with Lancelot.
Alayna is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3997 out of 4276, Top 93%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alayna for girls. Alayna reached its highest rank of #202 in the U.S. in 2012. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alayna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alaina (#190), Alayna (#217), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296) and Elaine (#654). (2014 statistics).
Alayna▲ is also pronounced similarly to Alana▲, Alanah, Alani▲, Alanna, Alannah, Alawna, Aleana, Aleena▲, Alena▲, Aleyna, Aleynah, Aliena, Alina▲, Allana, Allena, Allina, Allona, Allyna, Allynah, Alona, Alonna, Alwyna, Alyna, Alynah and Ilana. Other suggested similar baby names are Alamea, Alane, Alayne, Aleyne, Allayne, Allyn, Allyne, Allynn, Alsyna, Alwyne and Alyne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alayna.