US Popularity:2738
Meaning:Torch, shining light, the bright one; Brilliant
Elayna is a feminine name of Greek origin sure to warm the hearts of all who speak it. Meaning "torch,” “shining light,” “the bright one," and “brilliant.” Elayna is a form of Elaina and Elaine that radiates happiness and light. In honoring its kinship, lovers of Elayna can uncover further nourishment within the myths of King Arthur. Deeply intertwined with Sir Lancelot, the name finds notable roots in Elaine of Corbenic, who bore his son Galahad. Mother to the pure knight who finds the Holy Grail, Elaine is central to ancient Arthurian myth. Illuminated by legend and defined by the sun, your little Elayna will have no qualms about letting their inner light shine.

Elayna Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elayna is currently #3346 on The Bump
Girl:Elayna is currently #2278 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elayna is currently #2738 in U.S. births
Girl:Elayna is currently #1476 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 297
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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