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Eileen

[ahy-leen, ey-leen] /aɪˈlin, eɪˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Helen.
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  • He is survived by his second wife Eileen and three children, two from his first marriage.
Word Origin and History for Eileen

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

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