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Aileen

What does Aileen mean?

Aileen Pronunciation of Aileen [aileen] as a girls' name is pronounced eye-LEEN. It is of Norman origin. Scottish variant of Eileen, which possibly means "bird" in Latin. Also variant of Evelyn.

Associated with: scottish, bird.

Variations

Aileen has 42 variants: Aila, Ailee, Aileene, Ailene, Ailey, Ailie, Ailli, Aillin, Ailyn, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Eileen, Eleen, Elleen, Ellene, Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliana, Iliane, Ilianna, Illeanne, Illene, Illianna, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leannah, Lena, Lenah, Liana, Lianna, Liannah, Lina and Linah.

Affiliated girl names: Aylin, Eibhlin and Helen.

Aileen has 11 more relations via Eileen, Evelyn: Ayleen, Eilean, Eileene, Eilena, Eilene, Eiley, Eilin, Eilleen, Evaleen, Eveleen and Evleen.

Creative forms:
(female) Aileenai, Aileenne, ..

(male) Aileenal, Aileenno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aileen Nadia (A.N.), ..

How popular is Aileen?

Aileen is a very prominent first name for women (#685 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name history of Aileen for girls. Aileen reached its apex position of #309 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #515 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aileen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aileen outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Aileen and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Aileen (#515 via latest list) are Aila (#1555 via latest list), Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn (#1094), Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Ayleen (#822), Aylin (#367), Eileen (#694), Eileene, Eilene, Ellene, Evelyn (#15), Helen (#419), Ileana, Ileen, Ilene, Iliana (#904), Leana, Leanna (#763), Leannah, Lena (#272), Liana (#527), Lianna (#1212) and Lina (#857). Adoption of these forms of Aileen was at its most widespread in the 1920s (adoption of 6.5%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.98%, 85% less). Evelyn has been the most prevalent, though Ayleen has grown popular as well over time, while versions such as Eileen are now less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Aila, Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alline, Ayleen, Aylin, Eileen, Eileene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eilene, Ellene, Evelyn, Helen, Ileana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ileen, Ilene, Iliana, Leana, Leanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leannah, Lena, Liana, Lianna, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Evelyn, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aileen is pronounced similarly to Aislin, Aislinn, Aislyn, Aislynn, Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Alleine, Alleyne, Allyn, Allynn, Eilwen, Elen, Ellen, Ilean, Isleen, Oleen, Olwen, Wileen, Willeen and Willene. Other suggested similar names are Adeen, Aidee, Aiden, Ailani, Ailbe, Ailse, Aimee, Aireen, Aleana, Aleea, Aleena, Alena, Aleyna, Aliena, Allcen, Allena, Ardeen, Arlean, Arlee, Arleen, Arleena, Arleene, Arlen, Ashleen, Bilee, Caileen, Caleen, Coleen, Eireen, Heleen, Jilleen, Jineen, Joleen, Juleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Kilee, Kyleen, Mileena, Myleen, Rilee, Silken and Taleen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Aileen.

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