Gender: Female Meaning of Alaina: " or :harmony" Origin of Alaina: Variation of Alana, variation of Alana Alaina's Popularity in 2018: #202

The name Alaina is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning " or :harmony". Alaina is ranked #202 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Alaina, part Alana and part Elena and maybe also a little bit Elaine, is one of the many feminine forms of Alan (or its French form Alain) that have grown in popularity over recent decades, surpassing the male original. Not quite fashionable but also not quite un, Alaina is a choice that may feel more distinctive than it really is.

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Alaina Says:


This is my name! I love my name because it is so unique and pretty, and what I also like about my name is that no one in my classes have my same name most of the time!

Daiseymae Says:


I love this name, and its spelling too.

lindseylou89 Says:


This name is so cute! Alaina was easy to type on my phone too, not that would be the reason for the decision, just a bonus ;)