Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Means "little flower" from Irish bláth "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 was in turn murdered by one of Cú Roí's loyal servants.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBlanid, Bláthnaid, Bláithín(Irish) Blaanid(Manx) Blodeuyn(Welsh) Blodeuedd(Welsh Mythology)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022