[ 2 syll. ai-lea(n), ail-e-an ] The baby boy name Ailean is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is EY-L-iy-N †. Ailean is largely used in the Gaelic and Scottish languages, and its origin is Celtic. Ailean is a variant of the name Alan (Breton, English, German, and Scottish).
See also the related category celtic.
Ailean is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Ailean, Alan was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Ailean include Ailin (Irish), Ailwyn (English), Alune, Aylwin (English), Eilam (Hebrew), Eilwyn, Elan (English, Hebrew, and Welsh), Eleam, Eleem, Elián (Spanish), Eliem, Elien, Elman (English), Elmen (English), Elmo (English, Italian, and Latin), Elmoe, Elmow, Elmowe, Elmy (English), and Elom.
† English pronunciation for Ailean: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"