What does Aoife mean?
Aoife /aoi-fe/ 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▲.Kreatif forms: Aiaoife, Aife, Aoifeai. [more]
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)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Aoife for girls. Aoife reached its top position of #1 in Ireland in the year 2000, and is currently at #6. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Aoife and associated names. Aoibhe, Eva (#82 last year), Eve (#460) and Evie (#501) are the popular variation forms of Aoife rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Aoife reached its most widespread 124 years ago (adoption of 0.396%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.391%, 1.2% less). Eva, Eve and Evie are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here, with these names enjoying a revival in popularity.
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