Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-nyə(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Means "radiance, brilliance" in Irish. This was the name of a goddess of love and fertility in Irish legend, thought to dwell at the hill of Cnoc Áine in Limerick. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Anne.

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User SubmissionsAìne, Aine, Ainė

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Feminine/Aine.shtml.

Entry updated January 21, 2022