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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #4567 most popular

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 abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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

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How popular is the name "Alain" in the U.S.?


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 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alain" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of only 77 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Alain

Alain Delon

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


Alain Prost

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


Alain Ducasse

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


Alain Chabat

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


Alain Sutter

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


Alain Boghossian

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


Past life for Alain born Nov 20, 1984

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 Philippines approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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