Meaning and name origin
Elaina \e-lai-na\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Elaina is "sun ray". Elaina is a variant of Elaine (Greek): French form of Helen. Also a variant of Elena (Greek): Italian and Spanish form of Helen.
Elaina is a very popular first name for females (#1646 out of 4276, Top 38%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Elaina for girls. Elaina reached its highest rank of #281 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Elaina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elena (#121), Alaina (#190), Alayna (#217), Elaina (#281), Elliana (#296), Helen (#404), Elaine (#654), Ileana, Eleni and Elina. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Elaina▲ is also pronounced similarly to Alana▲, Alanna, Alawna, Alina▲, Allina, Elanah, Eleana, Eleanna, Eliana▲, Elianna▲, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Elona, Elonna, Elyana, Ilana and Olina. Other suggested similar baby names are Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Elin, Eline, Ellaine, Ellin, Elmina, Elna▼, Elvina▼ and Elzina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elaina.