What does Delaine mean?
Delaine [de-laine] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Delaine) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of the name Delaine is "from the alder grove". Delaine is a variant form of Delaney (Old French): from "del aunaie".
(female) Delaide, Dolaine, ..
(male) Delaide, Delaion, .. Middle name pairings:
Delaine Jemma (D.J.), ..
How popular is Delaine?
Delaine is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3086 out of 4276, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#34342 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Delaine was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #1396 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Delaney (#243 from current records), Delanie (#1406) and Delena are the prominent variation forms of Delaine listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Delaina, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Delaine was widespread a decade ago (usage of 0.1%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.1%, ▼33%).
Delaine is pronounced similarly to Dalene, Daline, Deline, Dellene, Delline, Delyn, Delyne, Dylan▲ and Dylane. Other recommended names are Alaine, Allaine, Blaine, Celine, Dalanna, Dalina, Dallina, Deane, Deanne▼, Deeane, Delana, Delaree, Delcina, Delcine, Deleena, Delfin, Delfina, Delfine, Delfyne, Delice, Delie, Delina, Delise, Dellina, Dellise, Delmi, Deloise, Delphine▼, Delsine (see Dulce), Derine, Derrine, Destine, Dulcine, Dulsine, Dylana, Elaine▼, Ellaine, Felmine, Helaina, Helaine, Jalaine, Jeraine, Jolaine, Julaine, Kalaine, Leraine, Melaina, Melaine, Melainey, Meline, Melvine, Raelaine, Seline, Trelaine, Zelaina and Zeline. These names tend to be less commonly used than Delaine.See names in meaning and etymology.