The name Aisling is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "dream, vision". Aisling and is often added to lists like Mystical Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".
From the experts:
Aisling is currently a very popular name in Ireland. Pronounced variously as ASH-ling, ASH-lin or ash-LEEN, it was part of the revival of authentic Irish names in the twentieth century, and is now being sparingly used by U.S. parents in place of the dated Ashley--though often spelled phonetically as Ashlyn or Ashlynn.
An aisling is a poetic genre that developed in late seventeenth century Ireland, a type of patriotic-romantic poetry in which Ireland is addressed as a beautiful woman.