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What does Alayna mean?

Alayna Pronunciation of Alayna as a girls' name is of Old German and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Alayna is "precious; sun ray". Alayna is an alternate spelling of Alaine (Old German): French feminine variant of Alain. Alayna is also a variation of Elaine (Greek): in the King Arthur myths.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, precious, sun


VARIANTS Elliana, Elayna, Elanna, Elana, Elainna, Elainia, Elaini, Elaina, Alaynna, Alaina

OTHER FORMS VIA ALAINE, ELAINE Alane, Alayne, Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Allaine, Allayne, Allena, Allene, Alline, Allyn, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elane, Elayne, Ellayne



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How popular is Alayna?

Alayna is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3997 out of 4276, Top 93%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Alayna was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #202 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is currently at #236. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alayna name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Alayna (#236 IN RECENT RANKINGS) listed in the Top 2000 are Elliana (#187), Alaina (#202), Elaina (#272), Elaine (#634), Elayna (#1171), Elana (#1581), Alane, Allena, Allene, Alline, Allyn and Elayne. Other forms, like Alaynna, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alayna reached its highest during 1940-1949 (USAGE OF 0.43%) and has remained as conventional to this day (USAGE 0.38%, DOWN 10%), but with forms like Allene falling out of fashion. The most trendy names for newborns here are Elliana, Elaina, Elayna, Alayna and Alaina.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alayna, Alaina, Alane, Allena, Allene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alline, Allyn, Elaina, Elaine, Elana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elayna, Elayne, Elliana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alayna is alike in pronunciation to Alani, Alanna, Alawna, Aleana, Aleena, Aleyna, Aleynah, Allana, Allona, Allynah, Alwinna, Elianna, Ellena, Ellona, Ilana, Ileana, Ilena, Illona, Ilona, Oleana, Olena, Olianna, Olina, Ulani and Yllona. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ailyn, Alaia, Alaida, Alaisa, Alamea, Alanza, Alaqua, Alaula, Alaya, Alaysia, Albina, Alcina, Aldana, Aldona, Aldyne, Aleen, Alima, Aliya, Allyne, Allynne, Alma, Almina, Almyra, Aloma, Alsina, Alsyna, Aluma, Alvena, Alvina, Alwyne, Alyda, Alynne, Alyza, Alzena, Alzina, Amalyna (see Amelia), Amana, Avana, Ayanna, Duayna, Flana, Gayna, Irayna, Jalayna, Jayna, Julayna, Rayna, Shayna, Telayna and Zayna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alayna.

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