Ailyn is a baby girl’s name that is Filipino and Irish in origin. It means “beauty and shine of the moon”, “torch, moon”, and “desired”. Ailyn is also a variant spelling of Eileen. Ailyn has never been in the top 1000 baby names list but the more common spelling Aileen has been rising in popularity for decades.

Meaning of the name Ailyn:

Filipino: beauty and shine of the moon
Irish: torch, moon, desired

Origin of the name Ailyn:

Ailyn is a baby girl’s name of Filipino and Irish origin. As a Filipino name, it means “beauty and shine of the moon”. As an Irish name, Ailyn is a variant spelling of Eileen (meaning “torch, moon”) or the Anglicized version of Eibhlín (meaning “desired”).

Symbolism of the name Ailyn:

Ailyn is associated with the moon. The moon is a symbol of female power, purity, healing, strength, and protection.

Style of the name Ailyn:


Gender of the name Ailyn:

Ailyn is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Ailyn:

ie-LEEN, IE-leen (English)

Number of syllables in the name Ailyn:


Emotion evoked from the name Ailyn:

Ailyn evokes feelings of beauty and kindness.

Alternative spellings for the name Ailyn:

Aileen, Eileen, Eilyn, Ailene, Eilene

Nicknames for the name Ailyn:

Popularity of the name Ailyn:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ailyn is an uncommon baby girl’s name. Ailyn has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Ailyn:

Great middle names for the name Ailyn and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Ailyn:

  • Ailyn Perez (American opera singer)
  • Ailyn (Spanish singer-songwriter)
  • Ailyn Mújica Ricard (Cuban actress)
  • Ailyn Criss (American influencer and content creator)
  • Ailyn Joy “AJ” Isidro (American dancer)

Ailyn in popular culture:

  • Ailyn Vel (comics, “Star Wars” franchise)