[ 2 syll. ai-(l)(b)he, ail-bhe ] The baby girl name Ailbhe is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced AELVah- †. Ailbhe is of Celtic origin. It is used mainly in Gaelic and Irish. The Celtic albho is a cognate of the Latin 'albus'. In Irish mythology, Ailbhe was a female warrior of the Fianna. The name can be Anglicized as Alby or Elva. See Ailbhe for more information.
See also the related form, the English, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Slavic Albina.
Ailbhe is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Ailbhe: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"