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Name Alain

Origin:From a Celtic word for rockTools:

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About the name Alain in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:French
Topics:Asteroid 1969 Alain, discovered 1935
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Aladin, Alaia, Alaina, Alan, Albain, Albin, Aldin, Alin, Altin, Alvin     Details
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About Alan/Alana, the group of names with the same origin as Alain

Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, male:brought to England by the Normans in the Middle Ages
 meaning not known for sure, maybe from Celtic/Breton al (rock)
Words:al = the rock  Celtic
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Lana Slovenia 2009,  5:Alain France 2011,  8:Alan England+Wales 1954,  58:Allan England+Wales 1954,  65:Alana Brazil 2009,  66:Alanna Ireland 2003,  97:Allen USA 1960-1969,  155:Alaina USA 2011,  202:Alayna USA 2012
Old/original forms:Alanus Latinized
Name variants:Alaina, Alana, Alanis, Alanna, Alayna, Lana, Alain, Alan, Allan, Allen   Sortable list   Details
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Belgium prevalence 2013 20
France 2002 446
France prevalence 2011 5
Switzerland 1997 96
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