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What does Eibhlin mean?

Eibhlin Pronunciation of Eibhlin [eibh-lin] as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Eibhlín is from the Norman French name Aveline, which possibly derives from Latin avis meaning "bird". This name is the Gaelic form of Evelyn. It is anglicized as Aileen and Eileen.

Associated with: irish, bird.


Eibhlin has 2 variants: Aibhlin and Eibhilin.

Related girl name: Evlin.

5 more different relations via Aileen, Aveline, Eileen, Evelyn: Aillin, Eilin, Evalin, Evelin and Evlin.

Creative forms:
(female) Eibhlen, Eubhlin, ..

(male) Eibhlyn, Eibhton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eibhlin Damaris (E.D.), ..

How popular is Eibhlin?

Eibhlin is an unusual first name for females. Eibhlin is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Aileen (#515 last year), Eileen (#694), Evelin and Evelyn (#15) are the prominent varying forms of Eibhlin (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Eibhlin were favored by parents in the 1920s (usage of 1.6%) and are now much less common (usage 0.7%, 55% less). Evelyn is a constant favorite, although Aileen appears to be becoming a favorite too, while forms like Eileen used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Eileen, Evelin, Evelyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aibhilin, Aislin, Ashlin, Eaglin, Edlin, Eilis, Eimhir, Einin, Eirin, Elin, Ellin, Embline, Emblyn, Emylin, Ethelin, Ethlin, Ethlyn, Kathlin and Michalin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eibhlin.

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