Meaning Of The Name Eileen | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Eileen.

A traditionally feminine name of Irish origin, the meaning of Eileen is 'bright and shining one'. A Persian-Turkish name, it also means 'one who belongs to the tribe'. Other figurative meanings of the name mean 'friendly', 'lovable' and 'likable'. When given as a name, it means 'lively' and 'pleasant' too. An anglicized variant derived from Aveline and Helen, Eileen also means 'strength', little bird' and 'the desired one'. As a name, it also means 'beautiful' and 'light'. In the field of music, 'Come On Eileen' is the title of a 1982 song written by Kevin Rowland.


Eileen is most often associated with the gender: female.

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E-I-L-E-E-N , is a 6-letter female given name.

Origins Of Eileen


Locations featuring Eileen

Eileen's Colossal Cookies
Eileen's Special Cheesecake
Eileen's Colossal Cookies
Eileen's Colossal Cookies

Songs About Eileen

My Sister Eileen

Come on Eileen


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