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

MEANING: Ancient Irish name from the noun aine that means “splendor, radiance, brilliance.” Aine is connected with fruitfulness and prosperity. The queen of the Munster fairies was called Aine as was one of the wives of Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend). Aine appears in folktales as “the best-hearted woman who ever lived – lucky in love and in money.”

GENDER: Girl | Female



ENGLISH: Anya, Anna, Hannah

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

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  1. Aine McDonald says

    My name is Aine. I live in America so people always totally butcher it they’re like “ugh, I don’t know how to pronounce this, what is it like *ayne* or something?” I’m like, “Oh my god, no! No, it’s not! Go to Ireland people, learn how to pronounce gibberish!” I hate it so much.

  2. Aine says

    I love my name I live in America so all the teachers would mess up my name and I didn’t like that but as I got older I began to love it.we have a lot of Irish friends so that’s how my parents came up with the spelling of it

  3. Áine Anderson says

    I’m 24 years old and I love my name no one has it and its beautiful boys made fun of it in fresh ways when I hit puberty but other then that I get meny compliments and have never met another people always think its Russian though but I love explaining the history check out the wiki page of Áine it’s quite interesting

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