Alaina Name Meaning & Origin

Alaina

Pronunciation: ah-LAY-nə (key)

Origin of the name Alaina:

A variant form of Elaine, a French cognate of the Greek Helenē (light, torch, bright). Alternatively, Alaina is used as a Scottish feminine form of Alan. Var: Alayna, Alena, Allaina, Allayna, Olena.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Alayna, Alaynah, Elaina, Elaine

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Nicknames for Alaina

Lainey/Lainy/Lainie/Laney
Ali/Ally/Allie
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Lane/Lain
Lai-Lai

Meanings and history of the name Alaina

Variant of of ALANA, probably influenced by ELAINE.

Famous real-life people named Alaina

Alaina Mathers, daugther of rapper Eminem
Alaina Reed, actress on Sesame Street in the 70's and television show 227 in the mid-80's.

Alaina in song, story & screen

Main character in the book "Ashes in the Wind" by Kathleen Woodiwiss

"Mockingbird" Song By Eminem

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