Given Name EITHNE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Irish, Scottish
PRONOUNCED: ETH-na, ET-na, EN-ya, EN-a   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "kernel, grain" in Irish. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, sister of Saint Fidelma and follower of Saint Patrick.

Categories

saints
VARIANTS: Aithne, Edna, Ena, Enya, Ethna, Ethne, Etna (Irish), Edna (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Edna (English)