Anglicized form of EIBHLÍN, the Irish form of AVELINE, the Old French pet form of Avila, itself a pet form of the Germanic name AVA. The exact meaning is unknown but may be derived from the word "desired".
Famous people whose first name is Eileen include:
- Eileen Brennan (born September 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California) is an American character actress of films, television, and theatre.
- Eileen Barton, was an American singer
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