What does Eileen mean?
The meaning of Eileen is "light".
It is also of Gaelic and Irish origin, where its meaning is "multiple, see Aveline".
Eileen is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ei-leen.
The Given Name Eileen
Eileen falls into the song name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Eileen Atkins, Eileen Davidson, and Eileen Heckart.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 690 in baby name popularity for girls with 421 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
The trend's your friend. See how Eileen has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Eileen Name Popularity Page.
Eileen Related Names
- Eileen Atkins ~ Actress
- Eileen Davidson ~ Actress
- Eileen Heckart ~ Actress
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Eileen Name Fun
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