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What does Delaina mean?

Delaina Pronunciation of Delaina [de-laina] as a name for girls has its root in Old French, and the meaning of the name Delaina is "from the alder grove". Delaina is an alternate form of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".


Delaina has 6 variants: Delainey, Delainy, Delanie, Delany, Delayna and Delena.

4 more related forms via Delaney: Delaine, Delane, Delayne and Delene.

Creative forms:
(female) Delaida, Dolaina, ..

(male) Delaier, Deland, ..

Middle name pairings:
Delaina Willa (D.W.), ..

How popular is Delaina?

Delaina is an unusual first name for women. Delaina is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Delaina (not ranked) are Delaney (#243 in recent rankings), Delanie (#1406), Delena and Delaine. Other forms, like Delayna, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Delaina was widespread a decade ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.1%, 32.8%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delaine, Delaney, Delanie, Delena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Delaina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Delaina is alike in pronunciation to Dahlina, Dalanna, Dalena, Dalenna, Dalina, Dallina, Delana, Deleena, Delina, Dellina, Diliana, Dilliana and Dylana. Other recommended names are Alaina, Belanna, Bellina, Celina, Cellina, Daina, Daline, Deana, Deanna, Deeana, Deeanna, Dejana, Delara, Delcina, Delcine, Delfin, Delfina, Delfine, Delia, Delila, Delinda, Deline, Delisa, Deliza, Dellene, Delline, Delma, Delmi, Delmira, Delphina, Delsine (see Dulce), Delyn, Delyne, Destina, Devana, Devanna, Devina, Dulcina, Dylan, Dylane, Elaina, Felina, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Helmina, Jalaina, Jelina, Kellina, Melaina, Melaine, Melana, Melina, Mellina, Melvina, Selina, Telayna, Zelaina and Zelina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Delaina.

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