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What does Elayne mean?

Elayne Pronunciation of Elayne as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Elayne means "sun ray". Elayne is a variant form of Elaine (Greek): French variant of Helen.




VARIANTS Ilene, Ellyn, Ellin, Ellen, Ellayne, Ellane, Ellaine, Elane, Elan, Elain, Elaene, Eileen, Allaine, Aline, Alene, Alayne, Ailene, Aileen

RELATIONS VIA ELAINE, HELEN Alaina, Alayna, Elaina, Elaini, Elainia, Elainna, Elana, Elanna, Elayna, Elena, Eleni, Elladine, Elle, Ellee, Ellie, Elliner, Elly, Helaine, Laine, Layney



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How popular is Elayne?

Elayne is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2341 out of 4276, Top 55%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Elayne was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #842 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Aileen (#669 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Ailene, Alaina (#202), Alayna (#236), Alene, Aline, Eileen (#671), Elaina (#272), Elaine (#634), Elana (#1581), Elayna (#1171), Elena (#66), Eleni (#1726), Elle (#380), Ellen (#770), Ellie (#37), Elly (#1603), Ellyn, Helaine, Helen (#413), Ilene and Laine (#1966) are the popular varying forms of Elayne. Usage of these relations of Elayne was more pronounced among parents during the years 1920-1929 (AVERAGE #1178) and is now significantly diminished (#1147, 70% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Helen becoming less in vogue. Helen has historically been popular among parents, though Ellie is now more frequently used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elayne, Aileen, Ailene, Alaina, Alayna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alene, Aline, Eileen, Elaina, Elaine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elana, Elayna, Elena, Eleni, Elle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellen, Ellie, Elly, Ellyn, Helaine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helen, Ilene, Laine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Elena, Elle, Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elayne is pronounced similarly to Alaine, Alane, Alline, Allyn, Allyne, Allynne, Alwyne, Alyne, Elene, Elian, Eliane, Elianne, Eline, Ellan, Ellon, Elon, Elynn, Ilane, Ileanne, Ileene, Ilone, Oline, Olwyn, Olwynne and Yolanne. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aldyne, Blaine, Blane, Blayne, Blayre, Brayne, Clayre, Dayne, Delayne, Dwayne, Elanah, Elanie, Eleana, Eleanna, Eleena, Eliana, Elianna, Elina, Ellamae, Ellena, Ellina, Ellona, Ellyce, Ellyse, Elna, Elona, Elonna, Eloyse, Elvene, Elvine, Elyana, Elyce, Elyse, Ermyne (see Armina), Evadne, Evanne, Jayne, Klayre, Layne, Payne, Rayne and Shayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elayne.

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