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Girl Names Ending with -aine

Aine ending baby names and what they mean, with 61 results. -aine names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex 9 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.8%) and has become much lower since, with names like Charmaine becoming somewhat outmoded. Waine (TOP 54%) and Draine (19%) are popular -aine last names.

-aine names

Aine - Germaine | Ghislaine - Lorraine | Lorraine - Tralaine | Violaine

Aine - Germaine

Based on Gaelic, Celtic elements. "Brilliant; happiness." Unconventional. Compare Aine with popular last names Axline (UPPER 29%), Amine (56%), which also end with -ine. See also Ayn.

Form of Eithne. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Kernel." Aine is not a Top 2000 name. See also Aimey.

Form of Anne. Root fr. Hebrew. "He (God) has favored me." Ainge (UPPER 49%), Aina (28%) are popular last names. See also Amie.

Var. of Anya. Source fr. Hebrew element. "He (God) has favored me." Rather unusual as a girls' name. See also Ame.

Var. of Aithne. Origin fr. Gaelic language. "Fire." Rare as a birth name, but Aine is comparable to the more familiar Anh. See also Anne.

Alaine1, var. Allaine1
Stems fr. Old German. "Precious." Alazne is a slightly prominent girl's name.

Var. of Alana. Source fr. Old German, Hawaiian. "Precious; awakening." Not in popularity charts. See also Allyne.

Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Yellow." Cross-gender use. Uncommon as a girls' name, but Blaine is similar to the more common Blaire.

Carmen and variants

Charmaine1, Carmaine
Forms of Carmen. Based on Hebrew language. "Garden, orchard." Charmaine has decreased in popularity as a baby name circa the 1950s.

Form of Charlene. Based on Old German element. "Free man." Unique. Charlaine (compare Cauline) uses the favored androgynous -ine suffix. See also Charmaine.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -aine names: Charmaine, Delaine, Elaine, Germaine, Helaine

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -aine names: Laine, Sharmaine

Sharlaine, Charmaine2, Charlaine2
Forms of Charlotte. From Old German element. "Free man." Usage of Charmaine as a birth name has dwindled circa the 1950s.

Form of Carol. Derivative of Old German element. "Free man." Charmaine is a frequently occurring (TOP 19%) women's name. See also Carmine.

Charmaine and variants

Charmaine4, var. Sharmaine
Root fr. English. "Charm." Less used today. Charmaine was the variant last recorded (1998) in the Top 2000.

Var. of Christen. From Latin language. "Follower of Christ." Rather unusual as a children's name. See also Christable.


Var. of Delaney. Source fr. Old French. "From the alder grove." Delaine is common as a children's name compared to other forms. Cross-gender use.

Elaine and variants

Elaine1, var. Laine, Helaine1, Ellaine, Allaine2
Origin fr. Greek element. "Sun ray." Elaine and Laine are in the Top 2000.


Form of Eleanor. Derived fr. Old French, Old German languages. "Other, foreign." A familiar girls' name (#634 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Elaine also exists commonly as a first name for women. See also Elaina.

Helen and variants

Helaine2, Elaine3
Forms of Helen. Origin fr. Greek. "Sun ray." Adoption of Helaine and variants grew 8 decades ago and has become less, with Elaine becoming less stylish.

Form of Fontanne. Origin fr. French. "Fountain spring." Also used for boys. Fontaine is not a Top 2000 name.

Germaine and variants

Germaine, var. Jarmaine
From Latin, French. "Brother; from Germany." Germaine is commonplace (UPPER 23%) as a feminine name, while Jarmaine is infrequently used.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -aine names for girls.

1. Aine - Germaine
Aine, Eithne [Aine], Anne [Aine], Anya [Aine], Aithne [Aine], Alaine [Allaine], Alana [Alaine], Blaine, Carmen [Carmaine, Charmaine], Charlene [Charlaine], Charlotte [Sharlaine, Charmaine, Charlaine], Carol [Charmaine], Charmaine [Sharmaine], Christen [Christaine], Delaney [Delaine], Elaine [Laine, Helaine, Ellaine, Allaine], Eleanor [Elaine], Helen [Elaine, Helaine], Fontanne [Fontaine], Germaine [Jarmaine]

Ghislaine [Gislaine], Igraine [Ygraine], Jane [Jaine], Ja- [Jamaine, Jalaine], Jelena [Jalaine], Jazzlyn [Jazmaine, Jasmaine], Je- [Jeraine], Jillian [Jillaine], Jolene [Jolaine], Jolan [Jolaine], Jordan [Jordaine], Julia [Julaine], Kalani [Kalaine], Christine [Kristaine], Laine, Lane [Laine], Laraine [Larraine], Lara [Laralaine], Laura [Lauraine], Lorena [Lorraine]

Lorraine [Loraine, Leraine, Laraine, Laurraine], Madeline [Madelaine], Marjolaine, Melanie [Melaine], Morgan [Morgaine], Payne [Paine], Rae [Raelaine], Raina [Raine], Rani [Raine], Regina [Raine], Romaine, Roselaine, Shaina [Shaine], Sha- [Shamaine, Shalaine], Sharlene [Sharlaine, Sharlamaine], Sharmaine, Sidonia [Sidaine], Sylvia [Silvaine], Stephanie [Stephaine], Trelane [Trelaine, Tralaine]

Violet [Violaine]

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