Popularity:3293
Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):Scottish; Gaelic
Meaning:Beautiful, radiant
The only thing brighter than your love for baby will be the little girl herself, so this name is perfect for showing her how much she means to you. Aoife, which has Scottish, Irish, and Gaelic roots, means "beautiful, radiant." It comes from the word aoibh, which means "beauty." This ancient name has been borne by all manner of characters in Irish legend, including a warrior princess, sometimes known as Aífe, from the Ulster Cycle of myths, encouraging baby to embrace her inner power and strengths.
Sources
  • Behind the Name, Aoife January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Aoife

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