[ 3 syll. a-lai-na, al-a-ina ] The baby girl name Alaina is pronounced aa-LEYN-aa- †. Alaina has its origins in the Celtic language and it is used largely in English. Alaina is a variation of Alana (English).
Alaina is popular as a baby girl name. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1970s; before that, it was of only sporadic use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2011, 0.103% of baby girls were named Alaina. It was #155 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #202 with a usage of 0.082%. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Alaina, Alana was the most widely used. It was 0.365% more commonly used than Alaina in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Alaina include Alayna (English), Alena (Czech, English, German, Russian, and Slavic), Aelani, Ailín, Alama (Swahili), Alana (English), Alanae, Alanee, Alaney, Alani (English and Hawaiian), Alanna (English), Alannie, Alany, Aleen (English and Celtic), Aleena (English), Alene (English and Czech), Alhena, Alima (Arabic and Hebrew), Alina (English, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish), and Alleen (English).
† Pronunciation for Alaina: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"