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

Means "sullen, tempestuous" in Irish [1]. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including a daughter of Bodb Derg who poisoned Fionn mac Cumhail.

Related Names

VariantsDaireann, Doirend(Irish Mythology)


People think this name is

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Sources & References

  1. MacBain, Alexander. An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, entry doireann, available from http://www.ceantar.org/Dicts/MB2/.
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