Meaning of the Irish name Aibhlinn. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aibhlinn so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.

MEANING: A name thought to have Norman roots that means “wished-for” or “longed-for child.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Aibhlinn Aibhilin

PRONUNCIATION: ave + leen”

ENGLISH: Eveleen, Eveline, Evelyn

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Aibhlinn and read along with the meaning)

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The name could come from "passionate, vehement" or from nel"a cloud." Niall of the Nine Hostages (read the legend) was a fourth-century king of Tara who gained the throne because of a test – he and his brothers had to enter the forest and find their own food and shelter. As time wore on they grew thirsty and approached a well guarded by a hideously ugly woman. Before she would allow them to have a drink she asked for a kiss. Only Niall agreed and when he had kissed her she was transformed into the most beautiful woman on earth and in turn she granted him sovereignty of Erin.