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The Anglicized form of this name is Erin.
-- Emmasj  3/23/2007
Eireann is a Gaelic word meaning "Western Isle" (referring to Ireland). The name Erin is derived from this.
-- reverie  11/1/2007
I love this name. It's a cute spelling. I don't imagine that anybody here would mispronounce it (anybody in Ireland, I mean). It's one of my favourites.
-- GarbageGuy  6/11/2008
I have never seen this name spelled like this before. I prefer it spelled like this, I think if you're going to give your child an Irish name you should spell it in the Irish way.
-- Anonymous User  11/8/2008
I prefer Eireann over Erin. It sounds much more beautiful and poetic.
-- CanadianChibi  5/23/2009
There always seems to be a lot of confusion between the pronunciation differences of Eireann, Erin, and Aaron. Eireann is pronounced ER-in (with "ER" sounding like air and "in" sounding like bin or pin). Erin is pronounced E-rin (with "E" sounding like bet or pet and "rin" sounding like bin or pin). Aaron is pronounced A-rin (with "A" sounding like bat or cat and "rin" sounding like bin or pin). This said, these pronunciations are based on a Northeastern American accent.
-- Mystic  6/4/2009
I love the spelling! It's so much cooler than Erin and it looks feminine and sweet.
-- 1998emma  1/30/2010
My name is actually Erin, but I prefer this spelling better. However, I would most likely pronounce it differently for a couple reasons. 1: I think it sounds better. And 2: I want it to sound different from Erin. I would say it Ehr-ee-ann. Sorry, those of you from Ireland. If it makes things better I pronounce every other one of your guys' names correctly.
-- Sabella Authoress  8/28/2012
Erin( Irish ), also has had the meaning of "peace ".
I remember reading it (15 years ago) in a book of baby names and their meanings. Cannot recall the title of the book.
-- arnishelly  1/18/2013
Erin Brockovitch, single mum lawyer who took large US company to court and won!
-- arnishelly  1/18/2013
Pronunciation: http://forvo.com/search/Eireann/
-- LMS  5/16/2016

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