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Gender: Female Pronunciation: AY-lish Origin of Ailish: Spelling variation of Ailis

The name Ailish is a girl's name . Ailish and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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The spelling variation makes the pronunciation of Ailis, the Irish form of Alice, slightly more obvious to English-speakers. But we prefer Ailis, because if you're going to choose an Irish or any other ethnically distinct name, you might as well spell it the authentic way.

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