Name: Ailill

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ailill

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain; perhaps 'beautiful' or 'rock
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL yil)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Ailill)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ailill

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  • Used in:
    Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The name Ailill could either be related to 'aileach' - 'rock' or 'rocky place' - or 'ailleacht' - 'beauty' or 'beautiful'.

    According to legends, Aillill was a king of Connaught and married to Madhbh (Anglicised to Maeve). She was both his greatest competetor and love.

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