User comments for Aislin (Pronunciation Only)

Aislin is not, and never will be, pronounced "Acelyn". Just because your parents were too lazy to look up the correct pronunciation is not a valid excuse to pronounce a name however you feel like. You cannot change a foreign language just because it is too difficult for you to understand. You would never pronounce Renee as Renny, so what makes you think you are entitled to change Irish?
Quro  2/18/2016
My name is Aislin, and it is pronounced like ace-lin and everyone saying that it's a "gross misinterpretation" is so rude and hilarious. My name is awesome and I like it exactly the way it is. Spell it differently if you don't want people to pronounce it like that because some people seem super upset by just a name! Haha, this is great. Such ignorance over a name.
aislinceee  1/20/2016
My name is Aislyn and it's pronounced Azlin! It's not Ashlin, it's not Aisling, it's Aislyn (Azlin)!
aislyn.r  10/2/2014
It's definitely ASH-lin. Pronouncing it Ays-lin is ALWAYS wrong, and it's just sacrilege, proving that the bearer does not even know the basics of the Irish language. I know there are various ways of spelling it, but aisling is a vocabulary word, it's best to spell it with the "g", and it is not uncommon, and certainly not wrong to pronounce the "g". Sorry, but I'm not one of those people who will let you pronounce it whatever way you want. There are a few different ways of pronouncing it in Ireland, depending on where you live, but the first syllable is always ASH-, because of the pronunciation rules of the Irish language.
― Anonymous User  3/10/2009
I just named my daughter Aislyn. We pronounce it Ash-lyn. The 's' is Gaelic and sounds like 'sh' like the actor Sean Connery. My in-laws visited Ireland last year and researched the origin and pronunciation. We are pronouncing it correctly, although the correct spelling is Aisling meaning vision or dream.
― Anonymous User  7/8/2008
It is DEFINITELY not pronounced EYES-lin. This is a gross mispronunciation stemming from ignorance of the name's origins and just makes the parent look uneducated. This is an Irish name pronounced ASH-ling or ASH-lin. EYES-lin is just an attempted English pronunciation based on our English phonetics and is simply wrong.
aerynna  6/26/2008
It's pronounced Ash-lin or Ash-leen because it's GAELIC. I hate people pronouncing it wrong. Why would you think ASS-lyn would be a cute name? Oh, and spelling it Aislyn would seem ignorant, as there is no Y in the Gaelic language.
― Anonymous User  3/25/2007
It's not pronounced ASH-lin. It's AYz-lin.
Arowen Half-Elven  1/19/2006
No, the first syllable IS pronounced like 'Ash.' Educate yourself before correcting others who are much more likely to know what they're talking about.
― Anonymous User  6/1/2007

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