Aisling is an Irish language feminine given name meaning "dream" or "vision" and referring to an aisling, a poetic genre that developed during the late 17th and 18th century in Irish language genre poetry. Aisling was not used as a given name before the 20th century.

Variants of the name include Aishling, Aislin, Aislinn, Aislynn, Ashlin, Aisleyne, Ashleen, Ashling, Ashlyn, Ashlynne, Eislinn and Isleen. Ashlyn/Ashlynne is used most often in the United States. Pronunciation of the name also varies, with the most common pronunciation being /ˈæʃlɪŋ/ (ASH-ling); other forms acceptable to Irish speakers are /ˈæʃlɪn/ (ASH-lin) and /ˈæʃliːn/ (ASH-leen). Others, such as /ˈeɪzlɪŋ/ (AYZ-ling), /ˈæslɪŋ/ (ASS-ling) and /ˈeɪslɪŋ/ (AYSS-ling), do not follow the Gaelic pronunciation.

The name Aisling was the thirty-first most popular name for baby girls in Ireland in 2005. Ashlyn was the 140th most popular name for baby girls in the United States in 2006, while its variant spelling Ashlynn was ranked at 293 for baby girls in 2006 in the United States. Ashlyn is also occasionally regarded as a modern name derivation from Ashley and Lynn.

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