Given Name BLÁTHNAT

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: BLAW-nit (Irish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí. She was rescued by Cúchulainn, who killed her husband, but she was in turn murdered by one of Cú Roí's loyal servants.
VARIANTS: Bláithín, Blanid, Bláthnaid (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Blaanid (Manx)

Categories

flora, flowers, littleness, nature, plants, sizes, victims
Entry updated July 2, 2017