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Pronounced Pron. Care-in
Other Forms FormsCaireann
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Contributor Contrib.Stance on 4/19/2008
Meaning & History
In medieval Irish legends, this name was borne by the mother of Niall
of the Nine Hostages, a concubine of King Eochu (or Eochaid). She was treated harshly by his jealous wife Queen Mongfind
, but later rescued by her son.