Name Maileen Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Maileen


Maileen is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Maileen mean?

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

Variants of the name Maileen


Popularity of the name Maileen

The name Maileen is ranked #2622 overall.

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