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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.ie-LEEN English
IE-leen English
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of EIBHLÍN. It is also sometimes considered an Irish form of HELEN. It first became popular in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland near the end of the 19th century.
VariantsAileen, Eibhlín Irish Aileen, Alene, Aline, Ilene, Aveline, Ilean, Ileen English
Other Languages & CulturesAva, Avelina, Aveza, Avila Ancient Germanic Evelien, Eveline Dutch Evelin Estonian Eveliina Finnish Eveline, Évelyne French Ava, Evelin German Evelin Hungarian Evelina, Lina Italian Evelina Lithuanian Ewelina Polish Aileen Scottish Evelina Swedish

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute