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Elleen Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Elleen is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Elleen is "light".  


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

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


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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.