GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ay-LEEN (English), ə-LEEN (Portuguese)   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval short form of ADELINE. As an English name, in modern times it has sometimes been regarded as a variant of EILEEN.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Aileen, Alene, Eileen, Ilean, Ileen, Ilene (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Adela, Adelina, Avelina, Avila (Ancient Germanic), Adéla (Czech), Evelien, Eveline (Dutch), Adele, Aada, Ada, Eveliina (Finnish), Adele, Adelina, Alina (German), Adél, Ada (Hungarian), Eibhlín, Eileen, Aileen (Irish), Adele, Adelina, Ada, Alina, Evelina, Lina (Italian), Adela, Alina (Polish), Adela, Adelina, Alina (Romanian), Aileen (Scottish), Adela, Adelina, Adelia (Spanish), Adelita, Alita (Spanish (Latin American)), Evelina (Swedish)
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