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What does Alleyne mean?

Alleyne Pronunciation of Alleyne [al-leyne] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Alleyne) is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Alleyne is "precious". Alleyne is a version of Alan (Old German): from Adal.


Alleyne has 17 variants: Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alleyn, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun and Alyn.

2 more different relations via Alan: Alley and Allie.

Creative forms:
(male) Alleyan, Atleyne, ..

(female) Alleyba, Alleyka, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alleyne Jon (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alleyne?

Alleyne is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#8797 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Alleyne (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alan (#167 via latest list), Allen (#349), Allan (#656), Allyn, Allie, Alen and Alain. Other variants, like Alon, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Alleyne was common during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.74%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.2%, 72.9%), with forms like Allen becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Alleyne is pronounced similarly to Ailwyn, Alwine, Alwyn and Alwynn. Other recommended names are Adley, Aherne, Alben, Albern, Albyn, Alden, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Aldwynne, Alfey, Algey, Allcen, Allerd (see Ellard), Alleric, Allex, Allson, Allton, Alpine, Alswynn, Alten, Alven, Alvern, Alvyn, Arledge, Arlen, Arlenn, Arley, Arlledge (see Arledge), Arllen, Arlyn, Arsene, Atlee, Atley, Blayne, Cheyne, Freyne and Keyne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alleyne.

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