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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
175
in the U.S.
in 2010

Alain

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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

Fun Facts about the name Alain

  • How many people with the first name Alain have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,480 babies born with the first name Alain in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alain to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alain? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alain first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alain is Sunday, April 12th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Alain born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alain was in 1988 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random Alain Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first 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 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Alain: Your name in reverse order is Niala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ailan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alain? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 175 people with the last name Alain.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alain? Alain is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alain U.S.
  White 61.14% 64.26%
  African American 22.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alain

People with the last name Alain are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

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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

What does the name Alain mean?

Ais for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Lis for life, that you live so well.

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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