Pronounced Pron. KES-eer, KAH-seer
Other Forms FormsCeasair, Cesair, Kesair (anglicized)
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Contributor Contrib.SeaHorse15 on 8/8/2011
Allegedly means "affliction, sorrow". According to Irish legend Cessair was a granddaughter of Noah who died in the great flood. The name also belonged to a Gaulish princess who married the Irish high king Úgaine Mór in the 5th or 6th century BC.