Meaning of the name Eileen. Listen and learn how to pronounce Eileen so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name.

MEANING: aoibheann “pleasant, beautiful, radiant.” “Eibhlin a Ruan” was a 17th century love-song composed by the harpist Cearbhall O’Dalaigh who used it to persuade his beloved to elope with him on her wedding day and it is still a popular piece of music at Irish weddings.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Eileen Eibhleann Eibhlin

PRONUNCIATION: ave + linn” or “eve + linn”


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