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Alain

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

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

Notable Persons With the Name Alain

Alain Delon is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to 2012. Alain was given the name Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon on November 8th, 1935 in Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine.

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Alain de Botton is a writer. His ongoing career started in 1993. Alain was born on December 20th, 1969 in Zürich.

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Alain Prost is a formula one racer.

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Alain Juppé is a Prime Minister of France, Minister of Foreign, European Affairs, Minister of Defence, Veterans Affairs, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Mayor of Bordeaux, Government Spokesperson, Minister of the Budget, List of mayors of Bordeaux, Ministry . Alain was born on August 15th, 1945 in Mont-de-Marsan.

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Alain Moussi is an actor, stunt performer, and stuntman. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Alain was given the name Alain Despereaux Moussi on March 29th, 1981 in Libreville.

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Alain Badiou is a philosopher. Alain was born on January 17th, 1937 in Rabat.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alain

Phil Alain is an artist. Phil was born on January 8th, 1968.

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Charles Alain was a notable somebody. He holds the title Prince of Guéméné and Duke of Bouillon. Charles was born as the child of Henri Louis, Prince of Guéméné, and Victoire de Rohan on January 18th, 1764 in Versailles (city). He died on April 24th, 1836.

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Mucchielli Alain is a famous person in the field of public health. Mucchielli was born on October 3rd, 1947 in Toulon.

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Olivier Alain was a famed somebody. Olivier was born on August 3rd, 1918. He died on February 28th, 1994.

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Bishop Of Auxerre Alain was a leading individual. He died in 1185.

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Gafner Alain is a famed human.

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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

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Popularity of Alain as a first name

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Popularity of Alain as a last name

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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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Fun Facts about the name Alain

  • How Popular is the name Alain? Alain is the 4,598th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alain was the 102,688th most popular name in 2010.
  • 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 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alain is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • 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 Ilnaa. 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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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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.