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Ilene

What does Ilene mean?

Ilene Pronunciation of Ilene [ilene] as a girls' name is pronounced eye-LEEN. It is of English origin. Modern variant of Aileen (Greek) "light".

Associated with: modern, greek, light.

Variations

Ilene has 5 variants: Ila, Ilean, Ileen, Ileene and Ilena.

Affiliated girl names: Eileen and Helen.

Ilene has 18 more alternative forms via Aileen: Ailee, Aileene, Ailene, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Allene, Alline, Eleen, Ellene, Ileana, Ileane, Ileanna, Iliana, Iliane, Illeanne, Illene and Lena.

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

(male) Ilein, Ileini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ilene Karoline (I.K.), ..

How popular is Ilene?

Ilene is a very prominent first name for women (#832 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ilene entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #414 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Ilene are Aileen (#515 in recent rankings), Aileene, Ailene, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Allene, Alline, Eileen (#694), Ellene, Helen (#419), Ila (#1184), Ilean, Ileana, Ileen, Iliana (#904) and Lena (#272). Adoption of these relations of Ilene was at its most widespread 95 years ago (average #894) and is now much less (#1554, down 96.5%), with forms like Eileen becoming less fashionable. Aileen and Iliana are two of the more trendy names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ilene, Aileen, Aileene, Ailene, Aleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alene, Aline, Allene, Alline, Eileen in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ileen, Iliana, Lena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ilene is pronounced similarly to Alaine, Alane, Alayne, Alenne, Aleyne, Alleine, Alleyne, Allyne, Alyne, Alynne, Eileene, Eilene, Elaene, Elaine, Elane, Elayne, Elene, Ellane, Elyn, Ilane, Ileanne, Ilone, Isleen, Oline and Wilone. Other suggested similar names are Adene, Aldene, Arene, Arlene, Blane, Celene, Cleone, Colene, Dalene, Delene, Dene, Elvene, Erene, Erlene, Gene, Glenne, Helene, Idone, Ilana, Ilise, Ilke, Ilona, Ilsae, Ilse, Ilyse, Ione, Irelene, Iren, Irena, Irene, Irenea, Irenee, Irine, Ivee, Jolene, Kalene, Kylene, Lene, Melene, Mylene, Nolene, Orlene, Raene, Reene, Rene, Rolene, Shene, Talene, Valene and Zelene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ilene.

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