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What does Aisling mean?

Aisling Pronunciation of Aisling [ais-ling] as a name for girls means "dream, vision". Aisling is an alternate spelling of Aislinn (Irish, Gaelic). See also Ashlynn.

Associated with: dream.


5 related forms via Aislinn: Aishling, Aislin, Aislyn, Aislynn and Ashling.

Creative forms:
(female) Alling, Giling, ..


Middle name pairings:
Aisling Brooke (A.B.), ..

How popular is Aisling?

Aisling is an unusual given name for females. Aisling is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Aisling reached its apex position of #21 in Ireland in 1998, and is at #55 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Aisling rated in the Top 2000 are Aishling, Aislinn (#960 from recent data), Aislyn (#1847), Aislynn (#1442) and Ashlynn (#375). These forms of Aisling reached the top of their popularity in the year 2011 (usage of 0.1%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1%, 20%). Aislinn is the most fashionable name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aislinn, Aislyn, Aislynn, Ashlynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aisling, Aishling outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abalina, Abiline, Aceline, Adalin, Adalina, Adaline, Adelina, Adelind, Adeline, Adline, Agilina, Aibhlin, Ailani, Ailene, Aili, Ailie, Ailis, Ailish, Ailith, Ailli, Aillie, Aillin, Ailyn, Ainslie, Airin, Airina, Airlia, Aishia, Aisia, Aisiah, Akilina, Alina, Aline, Allina, Alline, Alsina, Amalina, Amaline, Amelina, Ameline, Anslie, Arlina, Arline, Ashlin, Ashlinn, Austin, Austina, Austine, Avelina, Aveline, Aylin, Ayslin, Ayslyn and Carling. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aisling.

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