The name Aoife is a girl's name of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "beautiful, radiant". Aoife and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Aoife, pronounced EE-fa, is very popular in Ireland, as it is here in the easier-to-comprehend Anglo forms Ava or Eva.
Aoife was borne by several different heroines of ancient Irish legend. In one tale, she was the fiercest woman warrior in the world.
Related names are EABHA and AOIBHE, both currently popular in Ireland.