Elaina

Elaina - A very unique female name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Elaina, meaning bright, shining light, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1943 on position #1636. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Elaina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Elaina? 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 Elaina. The baby girl name Elaina was given to 897 baby girls in 2012, ranking #337 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,576 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Elaina peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 337.



Famous with this name

Elaina Arnez Smith
Elaina Maxwell
Elaina Isaacs


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Elaina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Elaina is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #163 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #975.

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 Elaina is where you live.


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Elaina origin and meaning

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

Similar to Elaina

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

Elaine / Ellen / Eileen / Elena / Eliana / Elma / Elliana / Elana / Eleni / Elianna /

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
2012337
2011365
2010388
2009457
2008459
2007430
2006445
2005442
2004458
2003456
2002530
2001511
2000507
1999561
1998665
1997705
1996624
1995634
1994624
1993737
1992770
1991792
1990851
1989847
1988816
1987923
1986823
1985897
1984936
1983789
1982776
1981808
1980969
1979971
1978674
1977921
19761321
19751328
1974995
19731571
19721637
19711195
19701244
19691120
19681126
1967982
1966962
1965929
1964946
19631062
19621289
19611557
19601950
19591613
19581330
19571427
19562185
19552125
19541546
19531795
19511822
19491940
19481776
19471777
19461605
19451235
19431636

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio163
Indiana180
South Carolina210
Missouri215
Kansas225
Nebraska228
Pennsylvania233
Washington235
Nevada237
West Virginia239
Michigan240
South Dakota241
Minnesota251
Tennessee256
Wisconsin258
Oklahoma258
Oregon265
Kentucky278
Alabama279
Arkansas304
Virginia305
North Carolina307
Iowa328
Mississippi332
Massachusetts361
Idaho363
Georgia373
New York400
Florida402
Connecticut414
Illinois460
Texas481
Arizona504
Maryland536
Colorado539
Utah542
California609
Louisiana975

Even more about Elaina


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 Elaina 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 Elaina?

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 Elaina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,576
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1943
2012 births +897

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