Given Name EILEEN

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Irish, English
PRONOUNCED: ie-LEEN (English), IE-leen (English)  [details]

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.
VARIANTS: Aileen, Eibhlín (Irish), Aileen, Alene, Aline, Ilene, Aveline, Ilean, Ileen (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ava, 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