Alane 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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Found in some baby name books.
Alena, Alane, Anela, Elana, Leana and Neala are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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It's my name. I've met two others in the late 1970s and 80s: a Safeway cashier in Dallas, TX, and a McDonald's employee of the month somewhere between Phoenix, AZ and Albuquerque, NM. There are others online if you Google the name.
It's my name too, and it was my great grandmother's name. I really love it - it's relatively unique, but there's never a question of how to pronounce it.
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Reportedly of Gaelic origin meaning "fair." Means "alone" in some Scandinavian languages.
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