What does Elaina mean?
Elaina \e-lai-na\ as a girls' name. Elaina's root is Greek, and the meaning of Elaina is "sun ray". Elaina is a variation of Elaine (Greek): French form of Helen. Elaina is also a variation of Elena (Greek).
Elaina has 29 more related forms via Elaine, Elena, Helen: Alayne, Aline▼, Allaine, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Elinor▼, Ella, Elladine, Ellaine, Ellane, Ellayne, Ellen▼, Ellie, Ellin, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellyn, Elnora▼, Galina, Halina, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Laine, Lana and Lina▼.
Elaina is a very prominent first name for women (#1646 out of 4276, Top 38%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Elaina for girls. Elaina entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #281 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Elaina and affiliated names. Alaina (#190 last year), Alayna (#217), Aline, Elaine (#654), Elayne, Elena (#121), Elina, Elinor, Ella (#17), Ellen (#656), Elliana (#296), Ellie (#55), Ellinor, Elnora, Helen (#404), Ileana, Lana (#351) and Lina (#767) are the popular variation forms of Elaina (#281 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in 2014 (usage of 0.4206%), except for versions such as Aline, Elinor, Ellen, Elnora and Helen which have become somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable birth names in this compilation are Elaina (#281), Elena (#121), Elliana (#296), Ellie (#55) and Lana (#351), with Ellie and Lana having a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Elaina is alike in pronunciation to Alana, Alanna, Alawna, Alina, Allina, Elanah, Eleana, Eleanna, Eliana, Elianna, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Elyana, Ilana and Olina. Other recommended similar baby names are Elin, Eline, Elmina, Elna▼, Elvina▼ and Elzina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elaina.