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Aoife

What does Aoife mean?

Aoife Pronunciation of 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. Also form of Eve.

ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, irish, goddess, heroines, warrior, princess, ancient (old), legend (mythology)

Variations

VARIANT Aoibhe

ALTERNATIVE FORM VIA EVA Evie

CREATIVE FORMS
(female) Aife, ..

(male) Aoile, ..


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Aoife Della (A.D.), ..

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 was first listed in 2016 and reached its top position of #1920 in the U.S. then. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Aoibhe, Eva (#73 LAST YEAR), Eve (#456) and Evie (#418) are the popular variation forms of Aoife (#1920) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Aoife reached its most widespread 126 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.55%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 0.36%, 34.6% LESS). Eve and Evie are two of the more fashionable names for newborns here.



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aoife, Eva, Eve, Evie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aoife, Aoibhe, Eva, Eve, Evie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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