Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. DEH-ryən(Irish)

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

classic   youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Sources & References

  1. MacBain, Alexander. An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, entry doireann, available from

Entry updated February 4, 2020