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Elaine

Sivaguru Ayyadurai
By Sivaguru Ayyadurai Chief Content Creator
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 29 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations | 💬 1 Comments
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Gender: Female

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Shining, Variant of Helen

Pronunciation: uh-LAYN, ɪˈleɪn, IH L EY N

Popularity Rank: #1,012

On this page:

  • 1. Elaine Meaning
  • 2. Elaine Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Elaine
  • 4. Translations of Elaine
  • 5. Elaine Name Popularity
  • 6. Elaine popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Elaine
  • 8. Latest News about Elaine
  • 9. Elaine Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Elaine

Elaine Meaning

Derived from the Greek name Helene, meaning 'bright, shining light' or 'torch'. In Arthurian legend, Elaine is the name of the Lady of Shalott, a tragic figure who falls in love with Sir Lancelot.

Elaine also means "Shining, Variant of Helen, Torch, Bright Light, Light, Bright, shining light".

Elaine is commonly found in United Kingdom, United States of America, Brazil, and 82 more countries.

Elaine Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: uh-LAYN

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): ɪˈleɪn

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: IH L EY N

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Elaine

Elaine Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Elaine is recorded 64,077 times globally, ranking it as the 1,012th most common name worldwide.

Elaine is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 16,332 occurrences, making it the 140th most popular name in the country.

In Ireland, the name Elaine is found among 1 in every 21 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Elaine Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
United Kingdom#1401 : 34
United States of America#4611 : 148
Brazil#1231 : 90
Malaysia#1881 : 421
Ireland#511 : 21
Hong Kong#891 : 112
South Africa#6641 : 736
Canada#2661 : 177
Singapore#1601 : 290
China#1221 : 221
Italy#3,7061 : 2,796
Jamaica#1321 : 208
Colombia#3,3001 : 3,350
Netherlands#1,7321 : 1,017
Philippines#3781 : 742
Macao#1311 : 349
Spain#2,5371 : 2,077
Taiwan#1951 : 754
France#5,0141 : 5,237
Saudi Arabia#10,6621 : 13,267
Portugal#8131 : 810
United Arab Emirates#3,8821 : 5,265
Malta#1261 : 148
Mexico#6,1231 : 7,634
Costa Rica#1,4931 : 1,223
Germany#3,6801 : 3,189
Peru#4,9691 : 9,546
Kuwait#4,2031 : 6,746
Uruguay#1,2981 : 1,325
Switzerland#2,1051 : 2,092
Qatar#3,4071 : 5,396
Sweden#1,1781 : 1,104
Panama#1,8581 : 2,470
Chile#4,3621 : 7,157
Japan#8141 : 1,215
Oman#6,8411 : 9,076
Namibia#7811 : 1,981
Belgium#4,1171 : 4,443
Israel#6,5741 : 6,111
Nigeria#11,5611 : 25,210
Palestine#7,4111 : 8,097
Bolivia#4,5181 : 8,778
Brunei Darussalam#6711 : 2,366
Bahrain#4,8971 : 9,137
Egypt#46,3911 : 76,467
Angola#1,5121 : 9,148
Denmark#2,1061 : 3,717
Norway#1,9171 : 3,463
Cyprus#7071 : 1,142
Turkey#24,4871 : 49,831

List of countries the name Elaine is rarely found

Elaine popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Elaine from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Elaine

📰 Latest News about Elaine

Stay updated with the most recent news about Elaine. Read on to catch up with Elaine's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 28, 2024 02:27 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Elaine Shaw Obituary - Avon Lake, OH (1945-2021) - The Morning Journal
    Source: The Morning Journal | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Joan Elaine Poindexter Whited, Youngstown, Ohio - WKBN.com
    Source: WKBN.com | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Elaine Thompson-Herah named Christian Dior brand ambassador - Jamaica Observer
    Source: Jamaica Observer | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Obituary: Dawn Elaine Roth Costello - Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel
    Source: Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • She kissed a woman on the Trans-Siberian Railway 32 years ago. Then she flew across the world to find her - CNN
    Source: CNN | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • HK actress Elaine Yiu opens up about breakup from Malaysian ex - The Star Online
    Source: The Star Online | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Where to watch Sha'Carri Richardson vs Elaine Thompson-Herah at Prefontaine Classic - Pulsesports Kenya
    Source: Pulsesports Kenya | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Elaine Tuttle Hansen | Past Presidents - Bates News
    Source: Bates News | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • Elaine Vashaw Obituary (2024) - Grand Rapids, MI - Grand Rapids Press - Grand Rapids Press Obituaries
    Source: Grand Rapids Press Obituaries | Published on: May 17, 2024
  • Elaine Liu: Charging ahead - MIT News
    Source: MIT News | Published on: May 16, 2024

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Elaine Name Poster

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ElaineJul 19, 2017


Nice

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