What does Elaina mean?
Elaina [elaina] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Elaina is "sun ray". Elaina is an alternate spelling of Elaine (Greek): French version of Helen. Elaina is also a variation of Elena (Greek).
30 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▲, Leana and Lina.Creative forms:
(female) Elaiea, Eluna, ..
(male) Elaian, .. Middle name pairings:
Elaina Avalyn (E.A.), ..
How popular is Elaina?
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)
Elaina entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #281 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #291 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Alaina (#176 last year), Alayna (#223), Alena (#596), Aline, Alona, Elaine (#673), Elana (#1522), Elayna (#1223), Elayne, Elena (#106), Eleni (#1595), Elina (#1056), Elinor (#1413), Ella (#18), Ellen (#705), Elliana (#302), Ellie (#47), Ellinor, Ellyn, Elnora, Helaine, Helen (#419), Ileana, Ilona, Laine, Lana (#353), Leana and Lina (#857) are the popular variation forms of Elaina (#291 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Alyona, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Elaina was more pronounced during the years 1920-1929 (median #1374) and is now much reduced (#1157, 67% less usage), with versions such as Aline becoming less stylish. The more fashionable birth names in this compilation are Alaina, Alayna, Alena, Elaina, Elena, Ella, Elliana, Ellie and Lana.
Elaina▲ is alike in pronunciation to Alanah, Alani▲, Alawna, Aleana, Aliena, Alina▲, Allena, Allina, Allinah, Allona, Alwinna, Alwyna, Alyna, Eilona, Elanah, Elianna▲, Elyana, Ilana, Ilania, Ileanna, Iliana▲, Ilonna, Olina, Olinia and Yllona. Other recommended names are Alaia▲, Alaisa, Albina▼, Almina, Alzina, Clarina, Daina, Delaina, Edina, Edwina▼, Egina, Eilin, Eladia, Eleen, Eleisa, Elene, Elia, Elianne, Elika, Elin, Elita, Ellan, Ellene, Ellia, Ellita, Ellma, Elma▼, Eloisa, Elon, Elvena, Elvia, Elvina, Elvine, Elvinia, Elvira▼, Elwira, Elzina, Erina, Ervina, Etain, Etana, Eugina, Evalina, Evina, Faina, Jalaina, Laina, Raina▲, Taina and Zelaina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elaina.See names in meaning and etymology.