Alaina

Alaina - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alaina, meaning or :harmony, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1880. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alaina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alaina? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alaina. The baby girl name Alaina was given to 1,892 baby girls in 2012, ranking #163 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 747 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alaina peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 156.



Famous with this name

Alaina Huffman
Alaina Reed Hall
Alaina Capri


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Alaina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alaina is currently topping the baby name charts in Michigan at position #72 - and is the least popular in Nevada at position #489.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alaina is where you live.


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Alaina origin and meaning

Alaina is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means or :harmony. To see famous people named Alaina, pop culture references for the name Alaina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alaina

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alaina, sorted by popularity.

Alma / Alana / Aileen / Alina / Alayna / Alanna / Aline / Alena / Aylin / Allene /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012163
2011156
2010207
2009250
2008223
2007228
2006249
2005255
2004271
2003277
2002309
2001314
2000316
1999342
1998401
1997398
1996388
1995395
1994382
1993405
1992438
1991474
1990436
1989451
1988484
1987490
1986469
1985493
1984543
1983496
1982460
1981459
1980501
1979862
19781006
19771239
19762340
19751396
19741173
19731810
19721710
19711551
19701948
19691880
19681347
19671305
19662296
19651940
19642312
19621764
19612305
19471880

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Michigan72
West Virginia82
Wisconsin85
Ohio86
Kansas99
North Carolina108
Missouri110
Pennsylvania110
Minnesota114
South Dakota119
Maine127
Alabama128
Nebraska130
Indiana130
Arkansas130
Virginia131
Alaska132
Louisiana134
South Carolina137
Mississippi139
Georgia139
Delaware146
Illinois147
Iowa151
Tennessee154
Washington158
Kentucky160
Connecticut173
Montana175
Maryland186
Florida187
Rhode Island202
New Jersey211
Texas219
Oklahoma229
Massachusetts237
Colorado255
New York270
Oregon275
Hawaii280
Utah289
Arizona360
California378
Nevada489

Even more about Alaina


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alaina a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alaina?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alaina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 747
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +1,892

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