Elaine meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Elaine No. of characters: 6 Gender: Girl Origin of Elaine: Old Greek
How to pronounce Elaine e-lai-ne What does my name mean? Meaning of Elaine: Shining, Variant of Helen, Torch, Bright Light, The Brig

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Elaine is a female given name which is originated as an Old Scottish form of Helen meaning "sun ray or shining light. The name was borne by Thomas Malory in Arthurian legend in his 15th-century compilation 'Le Morte d'Arthur'. In his compilation Elaine was the name of the woman of Astolat who loved Sir Lancelot and she was the mother of Sir Galahad. Few more notable bearers of the name include Elaine Cheris, an American Olympic fencer; Elaine Fifield, an Australian ballerina and Elaine M. Goodwin, a British mosaic artist. The name is also used as a character name in Lucifer comic series as Elaine Belloc.

Elaine was ranked 753 in 1989 list of US boys name and dropped by 4.44% from its previous ranking of 721 in 1988. Elaine was ranked 564 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 1.62% from its previous ranking of 555 in 2014. Anglo-Saxon form of Helen. Comes from the Greek "Hele" Means "bright sunshine" If Day August 18.. Friendly but not always easy to live with on a daily basis,Elaineare sentimental. Their very strong emotion makes them somewhat capricious. Elaine tend to live in the imagination and flee the realities of the daily grind. Sweet, large dreamy, imaginative, charming, elegant, clever, this is what qualifies as those women who are fond of sweet words and hugs.

Full form of Elaine : Emotional Literary Affectionate Industrious Nonconforming Ethical

Elaine is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2058 in 2014. Only 339 people have Elaine as their first name. Elaine is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Elaine is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1912 and ranked 564 (0.010626% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 256908 people wear Elaine as their first name. Elaine is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 564 (0.010626% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 256908 people have Elaine as their first name. Elaine is not a native United States and Elaine may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.071866% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Elaine
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19161581235
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Expression number of Elaine is 1.

Elaine loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Elaine generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Elaine Adelaine, Adraine, Agravaine, Aine, Alaine, Antwaine, Arlaine, Avelaine, Baine, Blaine, Bragwaine, Caine, Chamaine, Champaine, Charaine, Charlaine, Charmaine, Chemaine, Chermaine, ChrislaineFamous people named Elaine
Codie Elaine Oliver in A Terrified Terrier as Actress
Elaine Hyman in Mother Takes a Holiday as Actress
Madelaine Collignon in The Occupants as Actress
Elaine Wood in Dumb & Dumber as Actress
Elaine Moran in 32 as
LaTitia-DeLaine in Episode #1.8207 as Actress
Elaine Lui in Bai fa mo nu zhuan as Actress
Elaine Parker in Ray Parker Jr. as
Elaine Kussack in Mr. Popper's Penguins as Actress
Elaine Princi in All My Children as Actress
Elaine Pagels is a professor of history of religions at Princeton University.
Elaine Hendrix in TV series Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll as Actress
Names like Elaine Elaine Namesakes Related Names: Ela, Elad, Eladia, Eladio, Elaena, Elaf, Elah, Elaheh, Elahna, Elahni, Elai, Elaia, Elaida, Elaijah, Elain, Elaina, Elainah, Elainea, Elainey Posts having Elaine: Comments :Elaine is a form Celtic ancient name of Helen and is perhaps as old and of the same origin as the Greek form. Élaine is a variant on the old French female name Elena. Famous people of the name are Elaine Burton- Baroness Burton of Coventry (1904-1991), British politician, Elaine Cassidy (born 1979)- Irish actress, Elaine Caswell- singer, Elaine Chao (1953)- American politician, Elaine Dagg-Jackson- Canadian curler and curling trainer. - Ethyl Hay Popularity of Elaine

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Other variants of Elaine :Shelena Helena Helene Elena Jelena Alena Lenka Elin Eli Ella Lena Lene Heleen Heleentje Leena Eliina Elina Heleena Heli Hélène Elene Leni Eleni Helen Heléna Léan Ileana Elīna Helēna Jeļena Ilinca Lenuța Yelena Alyona Alenka Olena Lesya Elen  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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