Aoife - A very unique female name

  Nov 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Aoife, meaning beautiful, radiant, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1993 on position #3787. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Aoife and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Aoife? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Aoife. The baby girl name Aoife was given to 30 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2504 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 47,108 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Aoife peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 2418.

Famous with this name

Aoife Duffin
Aoife Byrne
Aoife Maloney

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Rating: 5/5 (6 people)

Aoife is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Aoife is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #563 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,574.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Aoife is where you live.

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Aoife origin and meaning

Aoife is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means beautiful, radiant. To see famous people named Aoife, pop culture references for the name Aoife and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Aoife

We've found the following names that sound similar to Aoife, sorted by popularity.

Ava / Abby / Abbey / Abbie / Avah / Aviva / Ayva / Ahuva / Abbe / Abbi /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

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Chart position per state (visualized)

Chart position per year (table view)

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Chart position per state (table view)

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New York1282

Even more about Aoife

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Aoife a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Aoife?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Aoife
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 47,108
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1993
2012 births +30

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