Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Shining Light
Main Origin Language: Irish
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In 2017 the name Aileen...

• was given to 454 baby girls
• was the 646th most popular name for baby girls
• was 29% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, New Mexico, and Maryland
• was about as popular as Kinslee and Zelda
Babies Named Aileen Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Aileen...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2009
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1956
• is 191% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 74% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Madisyn, Giselle, Kennady, Akhil, Anirudh, Kole
• has the most opposite popularity history to Margarita, Kathrine, Jannette, Phillip, Michael, Rudy
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Aileen Per State
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Geographically the name Aileen...

• 134% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Esmeralda, Julieta, Jazlyn, Gustavo, Saul, Noel
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Anna, Stella, Lillian, Landon, Brayden, Jackson
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Aileen by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Aileen are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Aileen will be the only kid named Aileen in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Aileen compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Aileen rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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