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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Ilene
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ilene in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Ilene:
Records indicate that 14,779 girls in the United States have been named Ilene since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1950, when 453 people in the U.S. were given the name Ilene. Those people are now 66 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Ilene
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3 Positive Comments
"I know one girl named Ilene and she is both beautiful and brilliant. It is a wonderful variation on a classic name." Aug. 8, 2012:
"My name is Ilene and alot of people spell it wrong sometimes they spell it ilean and its funny to me.. Teachers often pronunce it wrong but it is actually pronunced i-lean.. But dont spell it dat way please i love my name and i plan on naming my daughter kalene.. :)" Aug. 5, 2007:
"A pretty variation of Eileen. I grew up with neighbor my age named Ilene." May. 22, 2005:
3 Neutral Comments
"I am not crazy about my name, especially because it is spelled with an I than an E. My mom wanted to call me Michelle because I have brother named Michael and she always wanted a Micheal and Michelle. My dad wanted Ilene. Dad won that one. It wasn't until after they named me that my dad has a cousin with the same name. (He had too many cousins to count.) My middle name is Marie, my last name begins with an A so my intials are IMA. My 8th grade teacher kept telling me to marry someone with the last name Over, so I could be Ilene Over. In two companies I worked for there have been 3 Ilene's and we all spelled our names differently." Dec. 1, 2010:
"My name is always pronounced (should be "I lean") and spelled wrong. I've seen it with at least 7 different spellings: Eileen, Eilene, Aileen, Ailene, Ilene, Ileen, Ilean. But if I tell the really bad joke, what does a one legged woman call herself? (I lean) - people don't forget it. Also the song, Come On Eileen helped, but the song Goodnight Irene confuses and more people know Irene's than they do Ilene's." Jun. 13, 2006:
"My Mom and I are both named Ilene. My grandparents wanted to combine their mother's names: Idella and Lena and came up with Ilene. I was named after my mother because when my parents were about to agree on the name, Dawn, my Dad said he had an ex-girlfriend named Dawn. So that ended the discussion and pretty much the only name they could agree on was my mother's." Jun. 13, 2006:
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