Pronounced ay LEEN
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About the name Aileen

Aileen is a Scottish name. It may mean something like "pleasant" or "desired" or "desirable".

Some relate this name to the name Ava, meaning "bird"
Some relate it to Helene, which is related to "light" or brightness.

Either are possible.

Famous Aileens include silent film actress Aileen Pringle, Aileen Quinn who played Annie in 1982, and American serial killer Aileen Wuornos.

Related Names

Eileen, Eibhlín, Aveline, Alene, Aline, Ilene, Ileen, Avelina, Avila, Eilidh


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