Ilene

First Name
18k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ilene

"Ilene" is a name of English origin, and it means "Variant of Eileen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Ilene

Ilene Woods was a voice actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1941 to 1985. Ilene was given the name Jacqueline Ruth Woods on May 5th, 1929 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She passed away on July 1st, 2010.

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Ilene Chaiken is a television director, producer, and screenwriter. She was most active from 1980 to present. Ilene was born on June 30th, 1957.

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Her ongoing career started in 1979. Ilene was given the name Ilene Susan Graff on February 28th, 1949 in Queens.

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Rusty Warren is a comedian and singer. Rusty was given the name Ilene Goldman on March 20th, 1930 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Ilene was born in 1953.

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Ilene Kristen is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Ilene was given the name Ilene Schatz on July 30th, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Ilene in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 5 5 0
1895 6 6 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 7 7 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 12 12 0
1900 7 7 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 13 13 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 14 14 0
1905 17 17 0
1906 18 18 0
1907 22 22 0
1908 24 24 0
1909 24 24 0
1910 33 33 0
1911 34 34 0
1912 42 42 0
1913 63 63 0
1914 83 83 0
1915 128 128 0
1916 138 138 0
1917 152 152 0
1918 186 186 0
1919 206 206 0
1920 192 192 0
1921 222 222 0
1922 241 241 0
1923 242 242 0
1924 275 275 0
1925 271 271 0
1926 313 313 0
1927 327 327 0
1928 272 272 0
1929 251 251 0
1930 257 257 0
1931 284 284 0
1932 222 222 0
1933 242 242 0
1934 223 223 0
1935 219 219 0
1936 263 263 0
1937 248 248 0
1938 343 343 0
1939 283 283 0
1940 227 227 0
1941 235 235 0
1942 287 287 0
1943 272 272 0
1944 280 280 0
1945 313 313 0
1946 386 386 0
1947 413 413 0
1948 404 404 0
1949 385 385 0
1950 453 453 0
1951 425 425 0
1952 382 382 0
1953 334 334 0
1954 346 346 0
1955 324 324 0
1956 301 301 0
1957 306 306 0
1958 293 293 0
1959 267 267 0
1960 274 274 0
1961 230 230 0
1962 248 248 0
1963 180 180 0
1964 205 205 0
1965 185 185 0
1966 144 144 0
1967 153 153 0
1968 131 131 0
1969 116 116 0
1970 112 112 0
1971 93 93 0
1972 81 81 0
1973 70 70 0
1974 55 55 0
1975 59 59 0
1976 71 71 0
1977 52 52 0
1978 66 66 0
1979 59 59 0
1980 56 56 0
1981 66 66 0
1982 55 55 0
1983 63 63 0
1984 63 63 0
1985 71 71 0
1986 64 64 0
1987 61 61 0
1988 59 59 0
1989 65 65 0
1990 59 59 0
1991 65 65 0
1992 35 35 0
1993 32 32 0
1994 35 35 0
1995 52 52 0
1996 38 38 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 71 71 0
1999 74 74 0
2000 65 65 0
2001 59 59 0
2002 50 50 0
2003 67 67 0
2004 65 65 0
2005 53 53 0
2006 73 73 0
2007 72 72 0
2008 64 64 0
2009 38 38 0
2010 41 41 0
2011 38 38 0
2012 45 45 0
2013 33 33 0
2014 40 40 0
2015 34 34 0
2016 26 26 0
2017 20 20 0

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Popularity of Ilene as a first name

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Common last names for Ilene

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Martin
  • Anderson
  • Baker
  • Young
  • Wright
  • Parker
  • Allen

Fun Facts about the name Ilene

  • How Popular is the name Ilene? Ilene is the 1,793rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ilene have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,688 babies born with the first name Ilene in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ilene to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ilene? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ilene first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ilene is Tuesday, May 18th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ilene born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ilene was in 1950 with a total of 453 babies.
  • Random Ilene Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ilene ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 10 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1934.
  • Weird things about the name Ilene: Your name in reverse order is Eneli. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niele. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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