Given Name DOIREANN

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: DE-ryən (Irish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "sullen, tempestuous" in Irish. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including a daughter of Bodb Derg who poisoned Fionn mac Cumhail.
VARIANTS: Daireann, Doirend (Irish Mythology)

Sources & References

  • Alexander MacBain, An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (1982)