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What does Alene mean?

Alene Pronunciation of Alene [alene] as a girls' name is of Norman, Greek and Old German derivation, and Alene means "precious; awakening; sun ray". Alene is an alternate form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish version of Eileen. Alene is also a derivative of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian). Alene is also used as a derivative of Alina (Greek), Allena (Old German), Helen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, precious, sun.


Alene has 41 variants: Aileene, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Alaine, Alane, Alayne, Aleen, Aleyne, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alleyne, Alline, Allyn, Allyne, Allynn, Allynne, Alyne, Alynne, Ayleen, Eilean, Eileene, Eilene, Eilin, Eilleen, Elaine, Elayne, Eleen, Elleen, Ellen, Ellene, Ellin, Ellyn, Ileane, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Illeanne and Illene.

44 more related forms via Aileen, Alana, Alina, Allena, Eileen, Helen: Ailee, Ailey, Ailie, Alaina, Alanah, Alani, Alanice, Alanis, Alanna, Alawna, Aleanor, Aleena, Alena, Alenah, Aleyna, Aleynah, Alie, Aliena, Allana, Allina, Allyna, Alona, Alonna, Alyna, Alynah, Alyona, Eilena, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Elenore, Elle, Ellee, Ellie, Helena, Helene, Hellene, Ileana, Ilona, Jelena, Leena, Lena, Leni and Yelena.

Creative forms:
(female) Alean, Alein, ..

(male) Alean, Aleon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alene Karmen (A.K.), ..

How popular is Alene?

Alene is a very popular first name for females (#1160 out of 4276, Top 27%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alene reached its highest rank of #450 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alene name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Alene listed in the Top 2000 are Ellie (#47 in recent rankings), Elena (#106), Alina (#172), Alaina (#176), Alana (#202), Lena (#272), Elle (#398), Helen (#419), Aleena (#459), Alanna (#508), Aileen (#515), Alani (#525), Helena (#534), Alena (#596), Elaine (#673), Eileen (#694), Ellen (#705), Ayleen (#822), Ailyn (#1094), Leena (#1259), Alanah (#1418), Elana (#1522), Alanis (#1556), Eleni (#1595), Alyna (#1716), Aleyna (#1829), Elenore, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Ileen, Elayne, Ellyn, Helene, Ellene, Alonna, Aline, Allana, Aleen, Alane, Aileene, Ailene, Alleen, Allena, Alona, Alyne, Eileene, Allyne, Allyn, Allene, Alline and Eilene. Other variants, like Yelena, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Alene was common a century ago (adoption of 5.59%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 1.41%, 74.8%). Helen has been the overall favorite, though Elle has gained in popularity over time, while versions like Helene are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alene, Aileen, Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alaina, Alana, Alanah, Alane, Alani in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alanis, Alanna, Aleen, Aleena, Alena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleyna, Alina, Aline, Allana, Alleen in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alona, Alonna, Alyna, Alyne, Ayleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eileen, Eileene, Eilene, Elaine, Elana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elayne, Elena, Eleni, Elenore, Elle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellen, Ellene, Ellie, Ellyn, Helen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helena, Helene, Ileana, Ileen, Ilene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ilona, Leena, Lena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alana, Alanna, Elaine, Elena, Elle outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellen, Ellie, Lena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alene is alike in pronunciation to Aleine, Alenne, Allaine, Allayne, Alleine, Elaene, Elane, Elen, Elene, Eliane, Elin, Eline, Ellane, Elyn, Elynn, Ilane, Ilean, Ileanne, Oleen, Oline, Olwen, Olwenn, Willene, Wilone and Yolane. Other recommended names are Abilene, Adene, Adine, Albane, Albine, Aldene, Aldine, Aldyne, Aleah, Aleana, Alease, Aleda, Aleka, Aleki, Aleta, Aletea, Alex, Alexene, Alfre, Alice, Alise, Aliye, Allie, Alveene, Alvie, Amee, Amena, Ardene, Arene, Arlee, Arlene, Arluene, Arlyne, Athene, Aven, Celene, Cleone, Elvene, Erlene, Gene, Glenne, Irene, Kalene, Kylene, Lene, Melene, Reene, Rene, Rolene and Zelene. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alene.

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