Eileen

[ ahy-leen, ey-leen ]
/ aɪˈlin, eɪˈlin /
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noun

a female given name, form of Helen.
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Eileen


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

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