Meaning and Name Origin
Ailish has 38 related forms via Alice: Adelisa, Ailie, Aillie, Alais, Alaisa, Ali▼, Alica, Alicah, Alie, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alis, Alisa▼, Alisah, Alisan, Alise, Alisha▼, Alison▲, Alissa▼, Alisz, Aliz, Alles, Alless, Alli, Allice, Allie▲, Allis, Allison▲, Alliss, Allissa, Allisun, Allys, Allyse, Alys, Alysa▼, Alyse and Alyss.
Ailish is an unusual given name for females and an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Ailish and related names. Prominent related forms of Ailish (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Allison (#38 a year ago), Alice (#97), Allie (#257), Alison (#289), Alissa (#855), Alisha (#895), Alisa (#936), Alyse, Alysa, Alica and Ali. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 1990 and has become significantly lower since, with the forms Alissa, Alisha, Ali, Alysa and Alisa becoming somewhat outmoded. Alice (#97), Allison (#38), Allie (#257) and Alison (#289) are four of the more fashionable birth names in this list, with Alice and Allie enjoying a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)