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PronouncedPron.aw-SHEEN Irish
o-SHEEN English

Meaning & History

Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.
VariantOsheen Irish
Other Languages & CulturesOssian Literature
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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute