Girl name origins & meanings
- French : Bright, shining light; Variation of Helen
What Does Elaina Mean and Stand For?
Elaina is a modern variation of the name Elaine. Elaine is the French version of Greek Helene, which comes from the word helios, meaning "sun." Elaina therefore means, "sun rays," "bright," or "shining light."
What Does the Name Elaina Mean?
Elaina is a girls' name of French origin, meaning "bright, shining light." It comes from the name Elaine, which is a French variation of the Greek Helene, meaning "sun."
How Popular is the Name Elaina?
Elaina is the #257 most popular girls' name in the U.S., according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has been gaining popularity each year since first appearing on the baby name charts in 2000. However, it ranks #1 on FamilyEducation.com.
According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Elaina was at its peak popularity in October 2020.
Popularity of the Name Elaina in the United States
Elaina was searched for most often in the following states:
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- New Hampshire
Famous People Named Elaina and Elaina in Pop Culture
Famous Elaina's include Elaina Oden, American volleyball player.