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Aelin

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Literary name, possibly inspired by Turkish or Irish
"moon, light or desired"

Aelin Origin and Meaning

The name Aelin is girl's name meaning "moon, light or desired".
This character name from the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas has an ancient appeal, even though it seems to be a modern coinage. It may have been inspired by similar sounding names, like the Turkish Aylin ("of the moon") or the Irish Eileen, a form of Helen or Aveline.

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Aelin in Pop Culture

  • Aelin Ashryver Whitethorn Galathynius (aka Celaena SardothienLillian Gordaina and Elentiya), main character of the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas