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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. DEH-ryən(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Means "sullen, tempestuous" in Irish. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including a daughter of Bodb Derg who poisoned Fionn mac Cumhail.
VariantsDaireann, Doirend(Irish Mythology)

Sources & References

  • Alexander MacBain, An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (1982)
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