Gender: Male Origin of Alain: French, variation of Alan

The name Alain is a boy's name of French origin. Alain and is often added to lists like French Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Alain gives the midcentury Alan a bit of gallic dash.

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lesliemarion Says:


I just discovered French actor (belatedly!) - Alain Delon, who is the most gorgeous man I've ever seen, so I now love this name!