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What does Illene mean?

Illene Pronunciation of Illene [il-lene] as a girls' name is of Norman derivation. Illene is a variant form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish transcription of Eileen.


Illene has 20 variants: Aileene, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Eileen, Eleen, Elleen, Ellene, Ileane, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliane and Illeanne.

3 more different relations via Aileen: Ailee, Ileana and Iliana.

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

(male) Ilin, Illein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Illene Katy (I.K.), ..

How popular is Illene?

Illene is a rare first name for women. Illene is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Aileen (#515 in recent rankings), Aileene, Ailene, Ailyn (#1094), Aleen, Alene, Aline, Alleen, Allene, Alline, Eileen (#694), Ellene, Ileana, Ileen, Ilene and Iliana (#904) are the popular alternative forms of Illene (outside Top 2000). These forms of Illene were at the peak of their popularity in the 1920s (adoption of 0.3%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.1%, 75.8%), with versions like Aline becoming less trendy. Aileen and Iliana are two of the more chic names for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eileen, Ellene, Ileana, Ileen, Ilene, Iliana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Illene is pronounced similarly to Aleine, Alenne, Aleyne, Allaine, Alleine, Alleyne, Allyn, Allynn, Allynne, Alynne, Eileene, Eilene, Elaine, Elen, Elene, Ellaine, Ellan, Ellen, Ellin, Ellyn, Ilone, Oleen, Olwen, Olwenn and Willene. Other suggested similar names are Aldene, Allena, Arlene, Celene, Colene, Collene, Dalene, Delene, Dellene, Ellee, Ellena, Elvene, Erlene, Helene, Hellene, Ilana, Ilena, Illeana, Illeanna, Illiana, Illona, Ilona, Ilonna, Iolana, Iolani, Irelene, Irene, Jillene, Jolene, Jollene, Kalene, Kylene, Melene, Mylene, Nellene, Nolene, Orlene, Rolene, Rollene, Selene, Talene, Valene and Zelene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Illene.

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