Aonghus
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Given Name AONGHUS
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Possibly meaning "one strength" derived from Irish óen "one" and gus "force, strength, energy". Aonghus (sometimes surnamed Mac Og meaning "young son") was the Irish god of love and youth. The name was also borne by an 8th-century Pictish king and several Irish kings.
Categories
gods, kings, love deities, uncertain etymology, youthful deities
Related Names
VARIANTS: Aengus, Angus (Irish), Angus, Aonghas, Innes (Scottish), Óengus (Irish Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Óengus (Ancient Irish), Angus, Gus (English)