Aileen - girls name

Aileen name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Aileen name meaning:

The name Aileen is of Scottish and Irish origin and has several meanings associated with it. One interpretation of the name is "light" or "bright," derived from the Gaelic word "aoibh" or "ailin." This meaning signifies a person who brings brightness, positivity, and joy to others' lives. It can also represent a person with a radiant personality and a strong spirit.

Another interpretation of the name Aileen is "noble" or "gracious." This meaning reflects a person with a dignified character, displaying kindness and generosity towards others. Aileen can symbolize someone who possesses strong moral values and a sense of integrity.

Overall, the name Aileen carries connotations of light, brightness, nobility, and grace. It represents a person who embodies these qualities and has the ability to positively impact those around them.

Origin: Irish


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Overall UK ranking: 4634 out of 5581

4 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Aileen

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