[ 2 syll. ai-slin(g), ais-li-ng ] The baby girl name Aisling is pronounced as AESH-Lih-NG †. Aisling is used chiefly in the English, Gaelic, and Irish languages, and its origin is Irish. It is derived literally from the word 'aisling' meaning dream, vision. The name was coined in the 20th century.
The name Aisling is widely used; it has 27 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Aishellyn, Aishling, Aishlinn, Aislee, Aisley, Aislin (also used in Irish), Aislinn (also used in Irish), Aislyn, Aislynne, Aisylnn, Ash, Ashleen, Ashlin, Ashling (also used in Gaelic and Irish), Ashlinn, Ashly, Ashlyn, Ashlynn (also used in Irish), Ayslin, Ayslinn, Ayslyn, Ayslynn, Isleen (also used in Irish), and Islene (also used in Irish). The short form Ais, and the variant spelling Aislynn are other English forms. A variant of Aisling in other languages is Iselin (Scandinavian).
Aisling is a rarely used baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Aisling, Ashlynn was the most frequently used.
Baby names that sound like Aisling include Aishling, Ashling, Alaana, Alannah, Alaynna, Aleemah, Aleima, Aleimah, Aleina, Alenah, Alenna, Alennah, Alenya, Alinka, Alinna, Allana, Allanah, Allanna, Allannah, and Aluma.
† Pronunciation for Aisling: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)"