AOIFE
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: EE-fa   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "beauty" from the Gaelic word aoibh. In Irish legend Aoife was a warrior princess. In war against her sister Scathach, she was defeated in single combat by the hero Cúchulainn. Eventually she was reconciled with her sister and became the lover of Cúchulainn. This name is sometimes used as a Gaelic form of EVE or EVA.
Related Names
VARIANT: Aoibhe (Irish)
Popularity
England/Wales  ranked #205 
Ireland  ranked #11 
Northern Ireland  ranked #10