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What does Ailin mean?

Ailin Pronunciation of Ailin [ailin] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Ailin is "precious". Ailin is an alternate form of Alan (Old German): from Adal.


Ailin has 17 variants: Ailean, Alain, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun and Alyn.

6 more related forms via Alan: Al, Alair, Aland, Alano, Alley and Allie.

Creative forms:
(male) Ailad, Ailan, ..

(female) Ailan, Ailna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ailin Giorgio (A.G.), ..

How popular is Ailin?

Ailin is an unusual given name for males. Ailin is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Al, Alain, Alan (#167 the previous year), Alen, Allan (#656), Allen (#349), Allie and Allyn are the prominent varying forms of Ailin (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Aland, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Ailin reached its peak in the 1950s (average #905) and is now significantly diminished (#1396, 73.4% less usage), with versions such as Alan becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alain, Alan, Alen, Allan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allen, Allie, Allyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ailin is pronounced similarly to Ailwyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwine, Alwyn, Aylwin, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Eilon, Eilwyn, Elan, Elian, Elon, Elwin, Ilan, Ilon, Olen, Olin, Olyn, Walwin, Waylin, Weylin and Wylan. Other recommended names are Aarin, Acilino, Adin, Adlin, Adrin, Aiden, Aidyn, Aikin, Aimil, Aimon, Airyn, Aitan, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alix, Alpin, Alvin, Amein, Amin, Antin, Ardin, Arlan, Arlen, Arlie, Arlin, Arlyn, Armin, Arrin, Arvin, Arwin, Aslan, Aswin, Atli, Aubin, Aydin, Colin, Edlin, Eilgin, Emlin, Flin, Galin, Jalin, Kalin, Malin, Nalin, Nolin, Oisin, Orlin and Talin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ailin.

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