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Subject: Re: Aileen/Eileen
Author: Chrisell   (guest)
Date: August 24, 2004 at 12:05:26 AM
Reply to: Re: Aileen/Eileen by Anneza
I agree - you see that kind of false derivation in a lot of names: ie the Welsh Gladys as a form of Claudia, or Myfanwy for Naomi (which isn't on this site thankfully but I've seen it elsewhere). It's a superficial resemblance, not an etymological derivation.

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