Alayna

Alayna - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alayna appeared on the charts for the first time in 1973 on position #2625. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alayna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alayna? 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 Alayna. The baby girl name Alayna was given to 1,511 baby girls in 2012, ranking #203 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 935 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alayna peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 203.



Famous with this name

Alayna Enos
Alayna Caryl
Alayna Vernon


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Alayna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alayna is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #76 - and is the least popular in California at position #515.

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 Alayna is where you live.


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Alayna origin and meaning

Alayna is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Alayna, pop culture references for the name Alayna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alayna

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

Alma / Alana / Alaina / Aileen / Alina / 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
2012203
2011223
2010236
2009278
2008285
2007273
2006272
2005287
2004302
2003339
2002377
2001406
2000432
1999458
1998575
1997662
1996628
1995647
1994652
1993724
1992872
1991984
19901108
19891266
19881323
19871409
19861399
19851637
19841721
19832307
19822453
19811606
19801913
19782561
19732625

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota76
West Virginia86
Nebraska87
Michigan100
Vermont106
North Dakota110
Wisconsin117
Iowa118
South Carolina119
Indiana122
Kentucky126
Ohio128
Missouri132
Mississippi138
Pennsylvania150
Kansas152
Oklahoma168
Tennessee179
Virginia179
Louisiana179
Illinois189
Texas198
North Carolina198
Minnesota201
Florida201
Delaware205
Hawaii224
Georgia226
Oregon239
New Jersey273
New Mexico275
Idaho289
Arizona297
Alabama300
Maryland309
Washington312
Utah326
New York336
Colorado343
Arkansas361
Massachusetts431
Nevada488
California515

Even more about Alayna


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 Alayna 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 Alayna?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alayna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 935
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1973
2012 births +1,511

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