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Gender Feminine
Usage Irish, English
Pronounced Pron. 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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