What does Ailbhe mean?
Ailbhe \a(i)-lb-he, ail-bhe\ as a girls' name is pronounced al-by, al-vy. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ailbhe is "white". From albho. The name of a legendary female warrior and a miracle-working saint.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Elvis.
Ailbhe is a rare given name for women. Ailbhe is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Ailbhe for girls. Ailbhe reached its apex position of #93 in Ireland in 2012, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 100 Baby Names Statistics, 2013)
Prominent alternative forms of Ailbhe are Elva and Alva. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.4687%) and is now much lower, with the versions Alva and Elva becoming less trendy. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Ailbhe and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)