♀ Name Maileen – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Maileen

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Maileen is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Maileen

Maileen is a form of the Swedish name Majlena, which is a combination of the names Maj and Lena. Maj is a Scandinavian short form of the name Maja, which derived from Maria and Lena is a short form of several names, e.g. Magdalena, Jelena or Helena.

Meaning of Maileen

Maileen means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one” and “wished for child” (from Maj) and “torch”, “beautiful”, “light”, “bright”, “shining” and “of Magdala” (from Lena).

Pronunciation of Maileen

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