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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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.
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