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Origin & Meaning

The Scottish name Ailia is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Ailia is "light".  

It is also of Gaelic and Irish origin, where its meaning is "multiple, see Aveline".


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Ailia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ailia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ailia to other names.


Eileen has two derivations. One as an Irish form of the Greek name Helen. The other as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Eibhlin or Aibhilin, which in turn is derived from the Norman French name Aveline.


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Ailia is a Scottish form of the name Helen, Eibhlin.

Ailia is a variant spelling of Eileen.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.