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Elaine Meaning


What does Elaine mean?

The name Elaine is of French origin.

The meaning of Elaine is "light".

Elaine is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced E-laine.

The Given Name Elaine

Elaine derives from an Old French form of Helen that derived from a Greek and Latin form of the name that had a long vowel in the second syllable.

Used as a given name for centuries, the name is borne by a number of characters in Arthurian legend.

Elaine falls into the Arthurian legend name category.

Elaine Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 634 in baby name popularity for girls with 468 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 588 in baby name popularity for girls with 507 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Elaine sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Elaine Name Popularity Page.

Elaine Related Names

Elaine is a form of Helen.

Variants of the name Elaine include Ellaine, Ellayne.

Elaine has the diminutive (nickname) Lainey.

Famous Elaines

  • Elaine ~ 1 storm

Elaine Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Elaine.

Children named Elaine are often assertive and caring but most of all they are read more >>

Elaine Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Elaine in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Elaine.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Elaine in Nautical Flags page.