What does Eilean mean?
(female) Ellean, Eulean, ..
(male) Eighan, Einan, .. Middle name pairings:
Eilean Peyton (E.P.), ..
How popular is Eilean?
Eilean is a rare given name for females. Eilean is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Aileen (#515 the previous year), Eileen (#694), Ayleen (#822), Ileana, Ileen, Ilene, Eilene, Eileene, Aline, Aleen, Ailene and Alene are the prominent related forms of Eilean (not ranked). Other variants, like Eily, are seldom used. These forms of Eilean reached the apex of their popularity 95 years ago (adoption of 0.3%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.1%, 77% less), with versions such as Aline becoming somewhat dated. Eileen is the steady favorite, though Aileen is now higher in the list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Eilean is pronounced similarly to Aileene, Ailyn, Alleen, Eilwen, Elain, Elan, Elane, Eleen, Elen, Elene, Elian, Eliane, Elin, Ellan, Ellane, Elleen, Ellen▼, Ellene, Ellin, Ellon, Elon, Isleen, Oleen, Wileen and Willeen. Other recommended names are Arlean, Dillan, Eilat, Eilona, Eimear, Eireann, Eireen, Eiren, Eirian, Elana, Eleana, Eleanna, Eleena, Elena▲, Eleni, Eliana▲, Ellena, Elliana▲, Ellma, Elma▼, Elna▼, Elyana, Emilea, Evleen, Gilian, Gillan, Jilian, Jillan, Jolean, Kilea, Lilian▲, Lilyan and Sileas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eilean.See names in meaning and etymology.