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What does Ailene mean?

Ailene Pronunciation of Ailene [ai-lene] as a name for girls is a Norman and Greek name, and the meaning of Ailene is "sun ray". Ailene is a variant form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish form of Eileen. Ailene is also a variation of Helen (Greek).

Associated with: greek, sun.


Ailene has 30 variants: Aileene, Aillin, Ailyn, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Ayleen, Eilean, Eileene, Eilene, Eilin, Eilleen, Elaine, Elayne, Eleen, Elleen, Ellen, Ellene, Ellin, Ellyn, Ileane, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane, Illeanne and Illene.

16 more relations via Aileen, Eileen, Helen: Aila, Ailee, Ailey, Ailie, Ailli, Alena, Eilena, Eiley, Elena, Eleni, Ellee, Helena, Helene, Hellene, Jelena and Yelena.

Creative forms:
(female) Ailein, Ailena, ..

(male) Aileam, Ailese, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ailene Jayde (A.J.), ..

How popular is Ailene?

Ailene is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3231 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ailene entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #1141 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Ailene listed in the Top 2000 are Elena (#106 the previous year), Helen (#419), Aileen (#515), Helena (#534), Alena (#596), Elaine (#673), Eileen (#694), Ellen (#705), Ayleen (#822), Ailyn (#1094), Aila (#1555), Eleni (#1595), Ilene, Helene, Ellene, Ileen, Aileene, Ellyn, Elayne, Allene, Alleen, Aline, Alline, Eileene, Aleen, Eilene and Alene. Usage of these forms of Ailene was widespread among parents a century ago (usage of 5.4%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.4%, down 93%). Helen has generally been a favorite of parents, though Elena is now the top form, while forms such as Alene are now somewhat dated.

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

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eilene, Elaine, Elayne, Elena, Eleni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellen, Ellene, Ellyn, Helen, Helena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helene, Ileen, Ilene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Elena, Ellen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ailene is alike in pronunciation to Aislin, Aislinn, Aislyn, Aislynn, Alane, Aleine, Allaine, Alleine, Alleyne, Allyne, Allynn, Allynne, Alwyne, Alyne, Aylin, Elaene, Elen, Eline, Ellane, Ilane, Ilone, Wileen, Willene, Wilone and Yolane. Other suggested similar names are Abalene, Abilena, Abilene, Abiline, Adilene, Aiden, Ailbe, Ailbhe, Aillie, Aine, Alana, Alani, Aldene, Aleana, Alenah, Aleyna, Alina, Allena, Allona, Alona, Ardene, Arene, Arlee, Arlen, Arlena, Arlene, Arlenne, Arliene, Arline, Arlyne, Audene, Aurene, Bilee, Cailene, Celene, Ciline, Dalene, Erlene, Jillene, Jolene, Kilee, Melene, Mylene, Orlene, Philene, Rilee, Rolene, Selene, Silence and Talene. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ailene.

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