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'Ailill' means "Elf" in Irish Gaelic. This name occurs frequently in Irish legend and mythology-- borne for example by the husband of queen 'Méabh.' Once a popular male given name in medieval Ireland.
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Ailill, a Bishop of Clogher of 9th century AD.
Ailill mac Slanuill, the legendary High King of Ireland-- 12th century BC.
Ailill mac Echach Mugmedóin-- was the half-brother of Niall of the Nine Hostages. 5th century, AD.
Ailill Finn, a legendary High King of the 8th century, BC.
Ailill mac Máta-- the legendary king of Connacht, and husband of queen Medb.
Ailill Caisfhiaclach-- was a legendary High King, 5th century BC.
Ailill Molt, High King of the 5th century AD.
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