The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the girl name Eileen

Meanings & Origins of Eileen

What does Eileen mean? What is the origin?

Origin Irish
Meaning Giver of life
Origin Celtic
Meaning Lively; Pleasant
Origin English
Meaning Giver of life
Origin Gaelic
Meaning Eileen \e(i)-leen\ as a girl's name is pronounced eye-LEEN. From Norman French Aveline. Variant of Evelyn; derived from the Gaelic Eibhl?(see Eibhlin). Also a form of Helen. Fashion designer Eileen Fisher; actress Eileen Brennan.

Eileen has 26 variant forms: Aileen, Ailene, Alene, Aline, Ayleen, Eila, Eilah, Eilean, Eileene, Eilena, Eilene, Eilin, Eilleen, Eiley, Eily, Ileana, Ileanna, Ileen, Ileene, Ilene, Iliana, Ilianna, Leana, Lena, Lianna and Lina.

For more information, see also related names Eireen and Eleanor.

Baby names that sound like Eileen are Elleen, Eleen and Wileen.

More Details About Eileen

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Popularity of Eileen There were 436 US births last year.
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Names Similar To Eileen

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Eileen is a girl name.
Eileen starts with E
Eileen is 6 letters long

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