Aileen Name Meaning & Origin

Aileen

Pronunciation: iy-LEEN (key)

Origin of the name Eileen:

English variant of the French Aveline, a name derived from the Germanic Avila, which is thought to be a Latinate form of Aveza, a name ultimately of uncertain meaning. Alternatively, Eileen is an Anglicized form of the Irish Eibhlín, a cognate of Evelyn.

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Ayleen, Aylin, Eileen, Ilene

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Nicknames for Aileen

Leenie, Allie, Alien

Meanings and history of the name Aileen

I've always seen it as meaning 'light'.

Variant of EILEEN.

Famous real-life people named Aileen

Aileen Quinn (actor; 'Annie' in Little Orphan Annie the movie)

Aileen Fisher (children's book author)

Aileen Avery (host on HGTV)

Aileen Carol Wuornos (American female serial killer.)

Olympic gold, bronze, and silver medalist Aileen Riggin (1920; 1924, diving)

Aileen in song, story & screen

Ailene named doll, Groovy Girls
Aileen from the "Men in Black" cartoon
Aileen from the movie "Homeland"

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