Aileen: baby girl name meaning and popularity


The Irish variation of the Greek name Helen, meaning "bright and shining." Just like your freshly mopped floor before your little Aileen comes inside and tracks mud all over it. Damn kids.


Aili, Isla, Lee, Lina.

Famous people named Aileen:

Actresses Aileen Quinn, Aileen Tan, and Aileen Pringle; Olympic swimmer Aileen Soule; Irish heiress to the Guinness fortune, Aileen Plunkett; serial killer Aileen Wuornos.

Fun fact:

Aileen can either be pronounced eye-leen or ay-leen.

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