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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Attractive, peaceful
  • Hawaiian : Offering; Feminine form of Alan

What does Alaina mean and stand for?

The name Alaina is of Irish origin and means "attractive." It is a spelling variation of the name Alana and the feminine version of Alan.

Syllables: 3

How Popular Is The Name Alaina


According to Social Security Administration data, Alaina has been fairly stagnant, breaking the top 200 in 2011, falling out briefly in 2018, and re-entering in 2019. It reached a peak rank at 156 in 2011. It is slightly more popular than its sister spelling, Alana.

However, it is the 11th most popular name on

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Alaina was at its peak popularity in November 2018.

Alaina is neither fashionable nor unfashionable. It has recently become more popular, however, with notable namesakes such as actress Alaina Reed Hall, actress Alaina Huffman, and singer Alaina Alexander. Other than these namesakes, it hasn't really appeared in pop culture.

Where is it Popular?

Alaina was searched for most often in the following states:

Nicknames for Alaina

  • Allie
  • Lana
  • Lane
  • Laney

Pairs well with these middle names


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