Other Origin(s):French, Greek, Latin, Scottish
Meaning:Light; sun; bird
Ailey, a girl's name, will help baby feel tied to cultures all over the world. It's an alternative form of the Norman name Aileen and its Scottish variation Eileen, and can mean "light," perfectly summing up how much baby will brighten up your days. Both of these names are related to the Irish name Eibhlin, which is Anglicized as Evelyn or Helen. In Greek, Helen is linked to the word for "sun," hêlios, while Evelyn might be related to the Latin word avis, meaning "bird." With this name, baby can feel encouraged to aim for the heavens and know that there's no limit to her potential.
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