[ 2 syll. ei-lid(h), eil-i-dh ] The baby girl name Eilidh is pronounced ey-Liy- †. Eilidh's language of origin is Old Provençal and Old Greek, and it is used largely in the Scottish and Gaelic languages. The name evolved as a Gaelic form of Ellie. Helen has also been used as an Anglicized form, while Ailie is an Anglicized spelling.
In addition, Eilidh is a derivative of the English Eleanor.
Eilidh is also a derivative (Scottish) of the English and Scottish Ellie.
Eilidh is also a derivative (Gaelic and Scottish) of the English Helen.
A derivative of the name is the Scottish Ailie.
The origin and meaning of the name Eilidh is inherited by all variant forms.
Eilidh is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Eilidh, Eleanor was the most widely used.
† English pronunciation for Eilidh: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"