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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Alain

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Little rock
  • #4567 All Time
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How popular is the name "Alain" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
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1944505
1946808
194712012
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194910010
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Want to know about the populiarty of Alain? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,419 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 first appeared 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 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alain" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 72 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Alain" mean?

Alain (French): Little rock

The name "Alain" is of French origin and it means "Little rock". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for able, for you surely are.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Alain popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alain in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Alain

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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Past life for Alain born Feb 5, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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