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What does Aine mean?

Aine Pronunciation of Aine as a girls' name is of Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Aine is "brilliant; happiness". Though not strictly related, Anne, Anna and Hannah have been used as English versions of Aine. Also form of Aithne. Also form of Anya. Also form of Eithne.


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, brilliant (light), happiness (joy)


OTHER FORMS VIA ANNA, ANNE, HANNAH Ana, Anci, Anet, Anett, Anh, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anique, Anita, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann, Anna, Annah, Anne, Anneke, Annet, Anni, Annice, Annie, Annina, Annis, Annise, Annus, Anny, Anona, Antje, Anya, Anyu, Asya, Ayn, Hana, Hanne, Hena, Nan, Nana, Nance, Nani, Nanine, Nina, Ninon, Ninor, Nita, Nona, Nonie, Oni, Onie



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How popular is Aine?

Aine is an uncommonly occurring first name for females and an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Aine reached its top rank of #27 in Ireland in the year 2000, and is currently at #82. (TOP 100 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Aine are Ana (#215 LAST YEAR), Ania, Anika (#712), Anita (#1323), Anja, Ann (#983), Anna (#54), Annah, Anne (#599), Annice, Annie (#308), Annis, Anona, Anya (#677), Asya, Hana (#727), Hannah (#33), Nan, Nana, Nina (#319), Nita, Nona, Nonie and Onie. Other forms, like Anett, are uncommon. These relations of Aine reached the top of their popularity a century ago (AVERAGE #1008) and have become much less widespread since (#1358, 82%), with versions such as Nita becoming less in vogue. Anna is more familiar than the rest, though Anika has become trendy as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ana, Ania, Anika, Anita, Anja in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ann, Anna, Annah, Anne, Annice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annie, Annis, Anona, Anya, Asya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hana, Hannah, Nan, Nana, Nina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nita, Nona, Nonie, Onie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aine, Anika, Anna, Annie, Hannah, Nina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aine is pronounced similarly to Ione, Win, Winne, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abina, Adde, Adie, Adina, Adine, Adline, Agna, Agnes, Agye, Aide, Aiden, Aiko, Ailbe, Ailene, Aime, Aimee, Aimey, Aimie, Aimy, Aina, Ainah, Airi, Alaine, Alane, Albine, Alcine, Aldine, Alene, Alie, Aline, Alline, Aloe, Alyne, Ame, Amee, Amie, Amiee, Amina, Amineh, Amye, Ange, Anise, Annes, Ardine, Ariane, Arin, Arina, Auina, Aure, Azize, Dione, Eline, Fione, Irine, Jaine, Jane, Jone, June, Kine, Lene, Liane, Minne, Mone, Rene, Riane, Sine, Tiane and Tine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aine.

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