US Popularity:1218
Meaning:Little bird; Strength; Desired; Hazelnut
Eileen is a girl-given name and anglicized version of the Gaelic "Eibhlin" and "Aibhlin," meaning "little bird," "strength," and "desired." Eileen also derives from the french word "Aveline," meaning "hazelnut." An old-world charmer, Eileen is also a multi-faceted number thanks to its varied etymology. Although a refined and timeless classic in Irish homes, Eileen certainly lets their hair down on the dance floor! "Come on Eileen" by Dexy's Midnight Runners has been a party favorite for over 40 years, standing the test of time just as its namesake.

Famous People Named Eileen

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  • Eileen Ford

Eileen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Eileen is currently #700 on The Bump
Girl:Eileen is currently #301 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Eileen is currently #1218 in U.S. births
Girl:Eileen is currently #454 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 72
from 2021
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