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Ailis

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Irish
"noble"

Ailis Origin and Meaning

The name Ailis is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "noble".
This attractive and unique Irish form of Alice can also be found in the spelling Ailish. It was introduced into Ireland by the Normans in the French form ALIZ.

Ailis was the name of a notorious fourteenth century witch from Kilkenny. Ailis the Beautiful, a contemporary of King Arthur, had her face covered by a veil so people wouldn't faint (or die) from the sight of her beauty. Nicknames include Ailie and Lissa.
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Famous People Named Ailis

  • Ailis Ni RiainIrish classical composer
  • Ailis McSweeneyIrish sprinter
  • Ailis EganIrish rugby union player
  • Ailisa 14th,century Irish witch
  • Ailise AgateGerman/American blogger
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Ailis in Pop Culture

  • Ailis the Beautifula contemporary of legendary King Arthur
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