Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BLAW-nit(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí. She was rescued by Cúchulainn, who killed her husband, but she was in turn murdered by one of Cú Roí's loyal servants.

Related Names

VariantsBláithín, Blanid, Bláthnaid(Irish)
Other Languages & CulturesBlaanid(Manx)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017