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Aileen Name Popularity

How popular is the name Aileen? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 400 61 0.0173%
1911 320 107 0.0287%
1912 343 138 0.0274%
1913 317 181 0.0319%
1914 302 256 0.0367%
1915 309 326 0.0359%
1916 326 304 0.0315%
1917 327 320 0.032%
1918 347 314 0.0293%
1919 332 329 0.0314%
1920 307 416 0.0374%
1921 309 412 0.036%
1922 304 420 0.0377%
1923 312 385 0.0344%
1924 292 485 0.0418%
1925 297 461 0.0408%
1926 289 498 0.0453%
1927 310 425 0.0384%
1928 301 446 0.0417%
1929 357 300 0.029%
1930 359 303 0.029%
1931 383 240 0.0243%
1932 387 241 0.0244%
1933 452 161 0.0173%
1934 450 162 0.0168%
1935 514 109 0.0112%
1936 456 152 0.0158%
1937 544 106 0.0108%
1938 603 88 0.0086%
1939 616 78 0.0077%
1940 619 84 0.0079%
1941 654 72 0.0064%
1942 637 94 0.0074%
1943 520 156 0.0119%
1944 618 98 0.0079%
1945 625 93 0.0076%
1946 634 112 0.0076%
1947 612 142 0.0085%
1948 626 128 0.008%
1949 728 92 0.0057%
1950 678 111 0.0069%
1951 602 160 0.0094%
1952 660 134 0.0077%
1953 618 158 0.0089%
1954 701 131 0.0072%
1955 671 148 0.008%
1956 779 110 0.0058%
1957 733 139 0.0072%
1958 735 134 0.0071%
1959 706 151 0.0079%
1960 670 181 0.0096%
1961 659 195 0.0103%
1962 668 186 0.0101%
1963 682 172 0.0096%
1964 661 194 0.011%
1965 631 191 0.0117%
1966 645 175 0.0112%
1967 672 159 0.0105%
1968 663 167 0.0111%
1969 621 201 0.013%
1970 673 189 0.0119%
1971 773 139 0.0093%
1972 694 159 0.0117%
1973 724 148 0.0114%
1974 721 150 0.0115%
1975 773 132 0.0103%
1976 852 109 0.0085%
1977 878 111 0.0082%
1978 864 115 0.0086%
1979 943 104 0.0074%
1980 769 160 0.0109%
1981 753 165 0.0112%
1982 753 168 0.0112%
1983 647 213 0.0144%
1984 633 228 0.0153%
1985 731 183 0.0121%
1986 697 208 0.0138%
1987 774 178 0.0117%
1988 742 204 0.0131%
1989 787 197 0.0122%
1990 825 190 0.0115%
1991 799 209 0.0128%
1992 784 216 0.0135%
1993 745 230 0.0148%
1994 812 200 0.013%
1995 832 186 0.0123%
1996 703 259 0.0173%
1997 545 391 0.0264%
1998 499 470 0.0314%
1999 530 438 0.0292%
2000 526 461 0.0302%
2001 504 502 0.0333%
2002 552 444 0.0296%
2003 539 483 0.0317%
2004 514 527 0.0346%
2005 487 590 0.0386%
2006 529 529 0.0338%
2007 506 591 0.0375%
2008 490 592 0.0383%
2009 455 634 0.0424%
2010 471 595 0.0413%
2011 463 594 0.0417%
2012 506 551 0.0387%
2013 589 429 0.0301%
2014 557 491 0.0337%
2015 512 557 0.0383%
2016 607 430 0.0298%
2017 607 419 0.03%
2018 636 390 0.0284%
2019 607 411 0.0304%

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What names are variants of Aileen?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Aileen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aila
Ailee
Aileene
Ailene

Sun ray, shining light

Greek

Ailey
Ailie

Scottish

Ailli
Aillin
Ailyn
Aleen

Light

Greek

Alene

Precious; awakening; light; sun ray, shining light

Polynesian

Aline

A variant form of Adeline.

Modern

Alleen

Precious; precious; awakening; light

Polynesian

Allene

Precious; precious; awakening; light

Polynesian

Alline

Noble kind; precious; light

Greek

Eileen

“The brightly shining one,” from the Greek lielene, something shining, as a torch.

Gaelic

Eleen
Elleen

Sun ray, shining light

Greek

Ellene

Sun ray, shining light

Greek

Ileana

God has answered; sun ray, shining light; tree; Trojan

Hebrew

Ileane

Trojan

Greek

Ileanna

Tree; Trojan

Hebrew

Ileen

English

Ileene

English

Ilene

Modern

Iliana

Trojan

Greek

Iliane
Illeanne
Illene
Illianna

Trojan

Greek

Leana

To twine around

French

Leanah
Leanna

Latin

Leannah
Lena

Woman from Magdala

Hebrew

Lenah

Light

Greek

Liana

To twine around

French

Lianna

To twine around

French

Liannah
Lina

Palm tree

Latin

Linah

Light

Greek


What names sound like Aileen?

If you like how Aileen sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Aileen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ayleen
Wileen

Will helmet, protection

German


What names are similar to Aileen?

Find a name that’s like Aileen, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Eibhlin

Irish


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