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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

Anglicized form of Irish Eibhlín, Eilín or Aibhilín, all cognates of Evelyn. Sometimes also used for the Irish name Éibhleann, possibly from óiph "radiance, beauty". (Wiktionary)

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