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What does Allain mean?

Allain Pronunciation of Allain [al-lain] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Allain is "precious". Allain is a variant form of Alain (Old German): French variation of Alan.


Allain has 16 variants: Ailean, Ailin, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun and Alyn.

5 more different relations via Alain, Alan: Alair, Aland, Alano, Alley and Allie.

Creative forms:
(male) Ablain, Ailain, ..

(female) Alai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Allain Deon (A.D.), ..

How popular is Allain?

Allain is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#13596 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alain, Alan (#167 from recent data), Alen, Allan (#656), Allen (#349), Allie and Allyn are the prominent related forms of Allain (outside Top 2000). These relations of Allain were popular during 1950-1959 (average #975) and have become significantly less common since (#1310, 72.9%), with versions such as Alan becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alain, Alan, Alen, Allan, Allen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allie, Allyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Allain is pronounced similarly to Ailwyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwine, Alwyn, Alwynn, Aylwin, Eilan, Elan, Elian, Elwin, Ilan, Olin, Walwin and Wylan. Other suggested similar names are Adlai, Adlin, Adrain, Albain, Alban, Albin, Aldan, Aldin, Aldrin, Aldwin, Allard, Allaric, Allart, Allcen, Allric, Allson, Alltair, Allton, Almarin, Alpin, Alstin, Altair, Aluino, Alvan, Alvin, Arlan, Arlin, Aslan, Blain and Ellair. These names tend to be more commonly used than Allain.

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