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What does Ileen mean?

Ileen Pronunciation of Ileen [ileen] as a name for girls has its roots in Norman and English. Ileen is a version of Aileen (Norman): Scottish form of Eileen. Ileen is also a variant of Ilene (English).


Ileen has 25 variants: Aileene, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Ayleen, Eilean, Eileene, Eilene, Eilin, Eilleen, Eleen, Elleen, Ellene, Ilean, Ileane, Ileene, Iliane, Illeanne and Illene.

6 more different relations via Aileen, Eileen, Ilene: Ailee, Ila, Ileana, Ileanna, Ilena and Iliana.

Creative forms:
(female) Ilein, Ilin, ..

(male) Ilein, Ilin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ileen Rebeca (I.R.), ..

How popular is Ileen?

Ileen is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3432 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ileen was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1189 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Ileen listed in the Top 2000 are Aileen (#515 the previous year), Eileen (#694), Ayleen (#822), Iliana (#904), Ailyn (#1094), Ila (#1184), Ellene, Ilean, Ileana, Ilene, Eilene, Aileene, Aline, Alene, Aleen, Alleen, Allene, Ailene, Alline and Eileene. These forms of Ileen were favored as baby names 95 years ago (average #1183) and are now much less widespread (#1676, down 72.3%), with versions like Aline falling out of fashion. Eileen is more familiar than the rest, though Aileen is now ranked higher.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ileen, Aileen, Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alline, Ayleen, Eileen, Eileene, Eilene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ellene, Ila, Ilean, Ileana, Ilene, Iliana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ileen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ileen is alike in pronunciation to Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Allyn, Eilwen, Elaene, Elain, Elan, Elen, Elene, Elian, Elin, Ellen, Ellin, Ellon, Elon, Elynn, Ilane, Ileanne, Ilone, Isleen, Olwen, Olwenn, Olwyn and Willeen. Other suggested similar names are Adeen, Arleen, Breen, Caleen, Coleen, Evleen, Glen, Heleen, Ilke, Ilse, Ireen, Ireleen, Iren, Ivee, Joleen, Juleen, Kaleen, Kyleen, Myleen, Queen, Taleen and Treen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ileen.

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