Given Name ÉTAÍN

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: AY-teen (Irish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Old Irish ét "jealousy". In Irish mythology she was a sun and horse goddess who was the lover of Midir.
VARIANTS: Aideen, Eadan, Éadaoin (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Edana (History)

Categories

animals, goddesses, horses, mythology, solar deities, sun, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 2, 2017