[ 2 syll. ao-(i)(b)hea-(n)(n), aoi-bhe-ann ] The baby girl name Aoibheann is pronounced as IY-V-uw-N †. Aoibheann is used mostly in Gaelic and Irish, and its language of origin is Celtic. Aoibheann is of the meaning fair radiance, beautiful sheen. The name was borne by the mother of Saint Enda, who lived around the 5th century. It was later popular among Irish royalty in the early medieval period. The name is often Anglicized as Eavan.
See also the related form, the English, Gaelic, and Irish Aoife.
Aoibheann is not widely used as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Aoibheann include Eavan, Evonne, Ivonne, Yvon, Yvonne, Ifama, Ivana, Ivanna, Ivany, Ivianne, Ivona, Ivone, Iwona, Yvone, Yvonnie, Epiphaney, Epiphanie, Ifigenia, Iphigeneia, and Iphigenia.
† English pronunciation for Aoibheann: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"