Aileen Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Aileen
Leenie, Allie, Alien
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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"