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Meaning of the Name Eileen

The first name Eileen is of Greek, French, Latin, Irish, Celtic/Gaelic, Scottish origin. It is often a girl name. It has the following meaning(s):

Greek: Variant of Helen: Shining Light. The Bright One. Helen of Troy, Whose Elopement With Paris Sparked the Trojan War, Was the Daughter of Zeus and Wife of Menelaus, King of Sparta
French: Variant of Evelyn: from a Surname Derived from the Old French 'Aveline' Meaning Hazelnut
Latin: Variant of Evelina: Latinized Form of the Old German Name Avelina. Famous Bearer: Fanny Burney's Novel 'Evelina'
Irish: She Who is Life Giving (Elaine, Ilene)
Irish: Light. from the Name Eibhlin, Derived from Evelyn or Evelina
Celtic/Gaelic: Light, from Helen
Scottish: Hazelnut; an Anglicized Form of Eibhlin. Variations: Aileen, Alina, Aline. Pet: Ailie, Eilie. (I-leen)

Similar Names

Eilwen | Eilwyn | Ellen | Elwen | Eileene | Eilena | Eilene | Eleena | Elen | Elleen |

Related Names

Aileen  (English)
Bright One, Shining One; Variations: Eileen, Alina, Aline Pet Name: Ailie, (A-leen)
Aileen  (Scottish)
From the Green Meadow, a Variant of Evelyn. Also a Scottish Variant of the Irish Eileen
Aileen  (Irish)
Variant of Eileen
Aileen  (Irish)
Variant of Eileen: Light. from the Name Eibhlin, Derived from Evelyn or Evelina. Light
Eihhlin  (Gaelic)
Gaelic Form of Eileen or Evelyn
Eileene  (Irish)
Variant of Evelyn
Elly  (Irish)
Diminutive of Eileen: Light. from the Name Eibhlin, Derived from Evelyn or Evelina
Eveleen  (Irish)
Light. A Variant of Eileen, Evelina, or Evelyn. Also a Diminutive of Eva or Eve. from the Name Eibhlin, Derived from Evelyn or Evelina
Helen  (Greek)
Light, Elegant, Gentle, Cultured (Helena, Nelly, Nellie, Eleanor, Ellen, Eileen, Lenore)
Ilena  (English)
Variant of Eileen
Ilene  (English)
Variant of Eileen
Isleen  (Celtic/Gaelic)
Form of Eileen

Additional Names

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