Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Ailbe

How do you pronounce Irish name Ailbe?

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What does Ailbe mean?

From an old Irish word meaning “white”, the 6th century St. Ailbe was associated with the monastery at Emly in County Tipperary. The local people requested that he bless a river that had no fish. St. Ailbe did and that very day the river was filled with an abundance of fish. The people built five churches in St. Ailbe’s honor at the best fishing spots along the river. Ailbe may be used for a boy or a girl.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Ailbe?

Boy | Male

Is Ailbe a boy or girl name?

Ailbe is traditionally given to a boy.

How do you spell Ailbe in Irish?

It is spelled “Ailbe”.

How do you pronounce the Irish name Ailbe?

It is pronounced “all + bay”.

What is the English equivalent names of Ailbe?

The English version of Ailbe is Alby (pron. “Al+be”).

Is Ailbe a rare name?

Ailbe is a rare name with this spelling in Ireland for Irish baby boys. In 2021 it ranked #556 with only 5 baby boys born given the name. Source: