Eileen - Meaning Of Eileen, What Does Eileen Mean?

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Eileen Meaning


What does Eileen mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The Irish name Eileen is of Greek origin.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 711  in baby name popularity for girls with 391 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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

Eileen is a Irish form of the name Helen, Eibhlin.

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.

Variants of the name Eileen include Aileen, Aileene, Ailene, Ailey, Ailia, Ailie, Alene, Eileena, Eileene, Eilena, Ilean, Ileana, Ileanna, Ileen, Ilena, Ilene, Ilenna.

Eileen falls into the song name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Eileen Farrell.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Eileen in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Eileen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Eileen in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Eileen Numerology page.

Eileen Numerology
Eileen in Hieroglyhics
Eileen in Nautical Flags
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.

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