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3k
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since 1880

Alain

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Little rock
  • #4598 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Alain in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 5 0 5
1944 5 0 5
1946 8 0 8
1947 12 0 12
1948 12 0 12
1949 10 0 10
1950 19 0 19
1951 13 0 13
1952 6 0 6
1953 22 0 22
1954 15 0 15
1955 13 0 13
1956 23 0 23
1957 24 0 24
1958 21 0 21
1959 25 0 25
1960 29 0 29
1961 23 0 23
1962 34 0 34
1963 37 0 37
1964 47 0 47
1965 32 0 32
1966 32 0 32
1967 45 0 45
1968 35 0 35
1969 42 0 42
1970 43 0 43
1971 46 0 46
1972 41 0 41
1973 39 0 39
1974 45 0 45
1975 50 0 50
1976 72 6 66
1977 47 0 47
1978 43 0 43
1979 36 0 36
1980 49 0 49
1981 52 0 52
1982 69 0 69
1983 70 0 70
1984 74 0 74
1985 83 0 83
1986 79 0 79
1987 89 0 89
1988 91 0 91
1989 80 0 80
1990 77 0 77
1991 79 0 79
1992 70 0 70
1993 81 0 81
1994 51 0 51
1995 69 0 69
1996 62 0 62
1997 67 0 67
1998 59 0 59
1999 60 0 60
2000 54 0 54
2001 67 0 67
2002 62 0 62
2003 81 0 81
2004 60 0 60
2005 72 0 72
2006 73 0 73
2007 68 0 68
2008 61 0 61
2009 57 0 57
2010 54 0 54
2011 63 0 63
2012 64 0 64
2013 74 0 74
2014 51 0 51
2015 57 0 57

Want to know about the popularity of the Alain baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,480 babies born with the name Alain in the United States. That's more than enough Alains to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alain" was in 1988 with a total of 91 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alain" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 51 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alain" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alain as well as things modernly associated with the name Alain such as celebrities named Alain.

Origin and Meaning of Alain

The name "Alain" is of French origin, and it means "Little rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alain Delon

Alain Delon is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1957 to 2012. Alain was born in 1935 as Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon in Sceaux, France.

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Alain Prost

Alain Prost is a f1 driver. Alain was born in 1955 as Alain Marie Pascal Prost in Lorette, Loire, France.

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Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse is a chef . Alain was born in 1956 in Orthez, France.

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Alain Chabat

Alain Chabat is an actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Alain was born in 1958 in Oran, French Algeria.

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Alain Sutter

Alain Sutter is a football biography. Alain was born in 1968 in Bern, Switzerland.

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Alain Boghossian

Alain Boghossian is a football biography. Alain was born in 1970 in Digne, France.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Alain

Alain De Botton
Alain Mikli
Alain Moloto
Alain Nu
Alain Soral
Alain Vigneault
Alain Locke

Alternative Meanings

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Niala". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nilaa". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alain born Apr 15, 2007

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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