What does Aoife mean?
Aoife [aoife] as a girls' name is pronounced EE-fya. It is of Scottish, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Aoife is "beautiful, radiant". From "aoibh" meaning beauty. The name has also been associated with Esuvia, a Gaulish goddess. It was also borne by several heroines and a warrior princess in ancient Irish legend. Eva is the anglicized form.
Aoife has 1 variant: Aoibhe.
Affiliated girl name: Eve.
Aoife has 1 more alternative form via Eva: Evie▲.Creative forms:
(female) Aife, Aoifei, ..
(male) Aoile, Aoiva, .. Middle name pairings:
Aoife Laken (A.L.), ..
How popular is Aoife?
Aoife is an uncommon given name for women. Aoife is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Aoife reached its top position of #1 in Ireland in the year 2000, and is currently at #10. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Aoibhe, Eva (#75 last year), Eve (#476) and Evie (#513) are the popular variation forms of Aoife rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Aoife reached its most widespread 125 years ago (adoption of 0.55%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.34%, 38.3% less). Eve and Evie are two of the more fashionable names for newborns here.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adie, Adine, Agie, Aide, Aime, Aine, Alice▼, Alie, Aline▼, Alise, Aliye, Alize▼, Aloise, Amice, Amie▼, Amiee, Anice, Anise, Arie, Atifa, Avice, Avie and Azize. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aoife.See names in meaning and etymology.