Elaine the fair, Elaine the loveable, Elaine the lily-white maid of Astolat... I love the name Elaine, even though it sounds kind of granny-ish. To me it sounds medieval and romantic.

Elaine was an Old French form of Helen. It wasn't used in English until Tennyson's Idylls of the King was published in 1859.
See Also: Helen

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