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Elaine Name Meaning and Origin

Elaine Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

bright, shining light

Name Origin


Elaine is a Greek-origin name meaning 'bright, shining light'. It has connotations of beauty, radiance, and positivity. This name has been popular in various cultures throughout history.

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Elaine Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Elaine is smooth and easy to pronounce, with a pleasant flow of syllables. It is familiar and widely recognized.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Elaine has a balanced rhythm with two syllables that complement each other well. It has a gentle and harmonious sound.

Famous People Named Elaine

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● Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch was an American actress and singer known for her work on Broadway. She was a Tony Award winner and a beloved figure in the entertainment industry.

Elaine Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Elaine

The name Elaine does not typically evoke negative connotations or associations. It is a classic and timeless name with a positive meaning, making it a popular choice for many parents.

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