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Alaina Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Alaina is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Alaina is "attractive, peaceful".  

It is also of French origin, where its meaning is "beautiful, handsome".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 190  in baby name popularity for girls with 1729 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Alaina Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alaina has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alaina to other names.


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Related Names

Alaina is a form of the name Alain.

Variants of the name Alaina include Alayna.

The name Alayne is a form of Alaina.

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Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Alaina in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.