home > girl names > aileen

Aileen - Meaning of Aileen

What does Aileen mean?

Meaning of the name AileenAileinAilenAileneAilinAileanaAleanaAillenAileanAleneAileyAilineAllynAyleenaAleaneAilynAilaAilinaAleanAyleanAileenaAilinnAleenAileeneAyleinAlline

[ 3 syll. ai-lee(n), ail-e-en ] The baby girl name Aileen is pronounced as ey-LIYIYN †. Aileen is largely used in the English, Gaelic, German, Irish, and Scottish languages. It is derived from Old French and Old Greek origins.

In addition, Aileen is an English, Gaelic, German, Irish, and Scottish variant spelling of the name Eileen (English, Irish, and Gaelic).

Aileen is also an Irish variant transcription of the name Helen (English).

What are the Variant Forms of Aileen?




The name Aileen is widely used; it has 50 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions of Aileen include Aila, Ailean, Aileana, Aileena, Aileene, Ailein, Ailen, Ailene, Ailey, Ailin, Ailina, Ailine, Ailinn, Aillen, Ailyn, Alean, Aleana, Aleane, Aleen, Alene, Alline, Allyn, Aylean, Ayleena, Aylein, Ayleyn, Aylin, Aylina, Aylyn, and Eleen. Other English forms include the diminutives Aili (used in Finnish too), Ailie, Ailli, Aily, and Alley, and the variant spellings Aline (used in French too) and Ayleen (used in German too).

Variant forms inherit the origin and thus the meaning of Aileen.


See also the related categories, irish, french, gaelic, and german.

Aileen is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a rather popular baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was before. At the peak of its usage in 1926, 0.043% of baby girls were given the name Aileen. It had a ranking of #288 then. The baby name has experienced a fall in popularity since then, and is in recent years of modest use. In 2018, its usage was 0.024% and its ranking #669. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Aileen, Helen was the most frequently used. In 2018, it was more regularly used than Aileen by 71% .

Baby names that sound like Aileen include Aylin, Ailani, Alianne, Alinah, Elama, Eleene, Elena, Elene, Eleni, Elenie, Eleny, Eliane, Elianne, Elina, Ella Mae, Ellama, Ellamae, Elmina, Elowen, and Elyane.

† Pronunciation for Aileen: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

Which Famous Persons bear the name Aileen?

There are no famous persons named Aileen.
Meaning of Aileen Meaning of Aili Meaning of Ailie Meaning of Aily Meaning of Alley Meaning of Ayleen Meaning of Aline Meaning of Eleen Meaning of Ileana Meaning of Aylin Meaning of Ileen Meaning of Ilena Meaning of Linah Meaning of Lianna Meaning of Lenah Meaning of Leana Meaning of Ailey Meaning of Ailene Meaning of Allyn Meaning of Alline Meaning of Alene Meaning of Aleen Meaning of Aila Meaning of Eileen Meaning of Helen
Baby Name Explorer for Aileen

Aileen Popularity Charts

Variant Popularity Chart 
for Aileen 
in 2018
Popularity Trend 
for Aileen 
from 1900 to 2018
Variant Popularity Trend 
for Aileen 
from 1900 to 2018
Legend:
blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name









Copyright © 2009-2019 Baby Names Pedia. All rights reserved.