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Eileen

[ahy-leen, ey-leen] /aɪˈlin, eɪˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Helen.
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  • She had told Eileen that she might take the touring car and do as she pleased with it.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • I'll do my best, and if that's not good enough, Miss Eileen knows what she can do.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • She never had been able to see the inner workings of Eileen's heart.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Eileen was not prepared to be in truth and honor any of these.

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  • She was not enough like Eileen to make him unhappy with her.

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Word Origin and History for Eileen

fem. proper name, from Celtic (cf. Irish Eibhlin) but influenced in form by Helen.

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