The meaning, origin and other details about Eileen

Meanings & Origins of Eileen

What does Eileen mean?

  • Giver of life in the Irish origin.
  • Lively; Pleasant in the Celtic origin.
  • Giver of life in the English origin.
  • 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.

    in the Gaelic origin.

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  • There were 436 US births last year.
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