GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Irish, English
PRONOUNCED: ie-LEEN, IE-leen   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Eibhlín, Aileen (Irish), Aileen, Alene, Aline, Aveline, Ilean, Ileen, Ilene (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Avelina, Avila (Ancient Germanic), Evelien, Eveline (Dutch), Eveliina (Finnish), Eveline, Évelyne (French), Evelina, Lina (Italian), Aileen (Scottish), Evelina (Swedish)
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