What does Aine mean?
Aine [aine] as a girls' name is of Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Aine is "brilliant; happiness". Though not strictly related, Anne, Anna and Hannah have been used as English versions of Aine.
51 different relations via Anna, Anne, Hannah: Ana, Anci, Anet, Anett, Anh, Ania, Anica, Anika▲, Aniko, Anique, Anita▼, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann▼, Anna▼, Annah, Anne▼, Anneke, Annet, Anni, Annice, Annie▼, Annina, Annis, Annise, Annus, Anny, Anona, Antje, Anya, Anyu, Asya, Ayn, Hana▲, Hanne, Hena, Nan▼, Nana, Nance, Nani, Nanine, Nina, Ninon, Ninor, Nita▼, Nona▼, Nonie, Oni and Onie▼.Creative forms:
(female) Aane, Aini, ..
(male) Ailo, Aise, .. Middle name pairings:
Aine Kloe (A.K.), ..
How popular is Aine?
Aine is an uncommonly occurring first name for females and an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Aine reached its top rank of #27 in Ireland in the year 2000, and is currently at #65. (Top 100 Names, 2014)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Aine are Ana (#211 last year), Ania, Anika (#580), Anita (#1520), Anja, Ann (#893), Anna (#44), Annah, Anne (#569), Annice, Annie (#323), Annis, Anona, Anya (#555), Asya, Hana (#860), Hannah (#28), Nan, Nana, Nina (#300), Nita, Nona, Nonie and Onie. Other forms, like Anett, are uncommon. These relations of Aine reached the top of their popularity a century ago (average #1008) and have become much less widespread since (#1355, ▼88%), with versions such as Onie becoming less in vogue. Anna is more familiar than the rest, though Anika has become trendy as well.
Aine is pronounced similarly to Ione▼, Win, Winne, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Other recommended names are Abina, Adde, Adie, Adina, Adine, Adline, Agna, Agnes▼, Agye, Aide, Aiden, Aiko, Ailbe, Ailene, Aime, Aimee▼, Aimey, Aimie, Aimy, Aina, Ainah, Airi, Alaine, Alane, Albine, Alcine, Aldine, Alene▼, Alie, Aline▼, Alline, Aloe, Alyne, Ame, Amee, Amie▼, Amiee, Amina▲, Amineh, Amye, Ange, Anise, Annes, Ardine, Ariane, Arin, Arina, Auina, Aure, Azize, Dione, Eline, Fione, Irine, Jaine, Jane▼, Jone, June▼, Kine, Lene, Liane, Minne, Mone, Rene▼, Riane, Sine, Tiane and Tine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aine.See names in meaning and etymology.