Alain - Meaning of Alain

What does Alain mean?

[ 2 syll. a-lai(n), al-a-in ] The baby boy name Alain is pronounced as aa-LEH-N or AA-LehN †. Alain is used chiefly in English and French. Its origin is Celtic. Alain is a variant of the name Alan (Breton, English, German, and Scottish).

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Alain is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2018, within the family of boy names directly related to Alain, Alan was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Alain include Aalam, Alam (Arabic), Alann (English and Scottish), Aleaume (French), Alein, Alim (Arabic), Allan (English, German, and Scottish), Alleyn (English and Scottish), Alleyne, Allyn (English and Scottish), Alman, Almen, Almin, Almon (English), Aloin (French), Alon (Hebrew), Altman, Alun (English and Welsh), Alwen, and Alwin (English, German, Portuguese, and Dutch).

† Pronunciation for Alain: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

A famous person named Alain is Author Alain Robbe-Grillet, born 18 August 1922, Brest, France.

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