Comments for the name Muirín


Comments for MUIRÍN:

In old Ireland, the name of the Virgin Mary was considered too holy to be used. The form Muire was reserved for the Virgin Mary. Muirín means "little Virgin Mary".
-- slainte4904  7/8/2008
Muir means "sea" in Irish, and ín is an ending which makes things little, like y in English. So Muirín can be interpreted as "little sea".
-- Anonymous User  12/9/2009

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