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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Aili mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Aili

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Costa Rica, the name Aili is of Finnish origin and means "Light and blessed and holy".
  2. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Aili is of English origin and means "Light and holy and blessed".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Aili is of Celtic origin and means "The name Aili mean 'Bright, holy or blessed'".
  4. A submission from France says the name Aili means "It is the Finnish variation of the name Helga, via the Sami Aile, deriving ultimately from heilagr, meaning 'holy', or 'blessed'" and is of Scandinavian origin.
  5. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Aili means "Giver of light, light".
  6. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Aili means "Light Bearer of God".
  7. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Aili is of Gaelic origin and means "Light".
  8. A submission from Utah, U.S. says the name Aili means "Love, truth as a first name in chinese" and is of Chinese origin.
  9. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Aili means "Smart and Beautiful" and is of Chinese origin.
  10. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Aili is of Celtic origin and means "Sweet".
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Notable Persons Named Aili

Notable Persons Named Aili

Aili Keskitalo

Aili was born on October 29th, 1968.

Aili Jõgi

Aili was born on May 25th, 1931. Aili is also known as Jögi and Aili; Jogi (alternate citations).

Aili Ansa Inkeri Ikonen

Aili was born on December 19th, 1913 in Saint Petersburg. Aili is also known as Ikonen and Aili Ansa Inkeri. She died on May 23rd, 1989.

Aili Siiskonen

Aili was born on February 9th, 1907. She breathed her last breath on January 15th, 1983.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aili U.S.
  White 90.24% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aili

People with the last name Aili are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aili

  • How Popular is the name Aili? Aili is the 9,729th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aili was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aili have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,189 babies born with the first name Aili in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aili to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aili? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1901 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aili first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aili is Sunday, April 10th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Aili born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aili was in 2009 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Aili Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aili is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Massachusetts have the same name in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Aili: The name spelled backwards is Ilia. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aili. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aili? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Aili.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aili? Aili is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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