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GenderMasculine
UsageIrish

Meaning & History

Either means "little smith" from Irish gobha "smith" combined with a diminutive suffix, or else derived from the name of the Irish god GOIBNIU (which is also a derivative of gobha).
Feminine FormsGobinet, Gobnait, Gobnet

Categories

occupations, smith deities
Entry updated December 3, 2009   Contribute