Gender: Female Pronunciation: ASH-lin Meaning of Aislinn: "dream" Origin of Aislinn: Irish

Aislinn Origin and Meaning

The name Aislinn is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "dream".

Old Irish name that's taken off in its phonetic forms, mainly Ashlyn or Ashlynn. Nonetheless, this more traditional version debuted in the US Top 1000 in 2015.

Aislinn Paul is a Canadian actress known for her role of Clare Edwards in Degrassi: The Next Generation.

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Pop Culture References for the name Aislinn

Ashlyn, Ashlynn, Aishellyn, Aislin, Aislyn, Aisling, Aisley, Aishlinn, Ashling, Aislynne, Isleen, Aislee


beachbear Says:


It's pretty but also reminds me of a raisin.

abertawe Says:



thepianothatwaited Says:


I quite like this one.
Oh, it's pronounced ASH-lin?
I read it as ice-lin

abertawe Says:


I thought it was supposed to be ash-LEEN, with emphasis on the second syllable.

ashbee Says:


The magical little girl in the animated film The Secret of Kells. She lives in the forest. I love the meaning "dream."

RoddyThlayli Says:


Personally, I prefer the pronunciation Aze-lin, even if it is incorrect.

wavygirl Says:


Beautiful! Never heard of it!
Better than Ashlin and Ashlyn!

Catastroffy Says:


Ooh, lovely! My first time hearing this.

kazziecakes Says:


It's pronounced Ash-Lin. It's Irish and means dream.

AnonymousPerson Says:


I have never heard of this before and I find it beautiful, pronounced "eye-linn", as in Aileen. (Is that how it is supposed to be pronounced?) And I adore the meaning!

lulie Says:


I think its a great name, but just be aeare that its popularity is going to grow very quickly.

Alicia1 Says:


I see that it has increased in popularity some. Luckily it's uncommon in the city and state where I live. It's a pretty unique name that honors the baby's heritage.

lulie Says:


it isnt under the radar. It plays into several big trends and had an odd dpelling. It is very trendy.

Alicia1 Says:


Very pretty and unique name, under the radar! NB recommends ash-linn as pronuciation.

Paige_Mackenzie Says:


I've met a little girl with this name recently, but her's is pronounced Aze-linn

jdouglas Says:


The 2 people I know with this name both pronounce it "ICE-lynn"

Guest Says:


I knew an Aislinn in high school who used to get supermad when people said "Iceland" so I would spell it phonetically like Ashlyn, Ashlan, etc. if I ever use it. It's a cute name to me though!

mrs_anton_yelchin1990 Says:


I know someone who pronounces it like "Aze-linn".