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Eilish

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: eye-lish Meaning of Eilish: "pledged to God" Origin of Eilish: Anglicized variation of Eilis, Irish form of Hebrew Elizabeth

The name Eilish is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "pledged to God". Eilish and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

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This spelling makes the pronunciation -- rhymes with Irish -- more evident to English speakers. The Eilis form was popular in medieval times, and is still heard in modern Ireland -- and around the world as the name of the heroine in the movie Brooklyn;

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oliviamcdonald Says:

2018-10-16T06:09:03

Who is awesome

oliviamcdonald Says:

2018-10-16T06:05:38

In the Brooklyn movie they say Eye-lish. Is it pronounced wrong in the movie?

oliviamcdonald Says:

2018-10-16T06:04:30

And how do you pronounce “ae-lihsh”

adadadad Says:

2018-07-16T14:17:43

just makes me think of billie

heathergrey Says:

2017-03-25T18:34:28

it can actually be pronounced both ways depending on where you're from but it's definitely nothing like how it was spelled there

SparkleNinja18 Says:

2017-03-08T22:04:46

Thought Eilidh was pronounced like Aylee

heathergrey Says:

2017-03-08T19:21:33

the person who wrote that pronunciation has no idea what they're talking about. it's pronounced 'ae-lihsh' and it should be spelled Eilidh.

CherryBomb50 Says:

2016-03-03T01:10:14

...eyelash?