Other Origin(s):French, Irish, Latin
Meaning:Strength; Little bird; Hazelnut; Beautiful; Torch; Light
Ileen is a feminine name that is rich with origins and meanings, acting as a variant of the Irish and English name Eileen. Coming from Aveline, this name’s Latin roots can translate to “strength” or “little bird,” allowing baby to embrace both the sturdy and gentle sides of themselves. Thanks to its French roots and meaning of “hazelnut,” Ileen can make for a unique way to connect baby to the rich, fruitful side of the natural world. If you want to celebrate your little one’s stunning, dazzling spirit, IIleen can also come from the Greek name Helen, meaning “beautiful,” “torch,” and “light.” Whether baby is strengthening their wings to take flight or explore nature under the sun, Ileen is sure to illuminate the path that speaks most to them. This name was at its most popular in the 1920s, making it a classic choice if you want to give baby a name with a vintage, old-school aesthetic.
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