Usage Irish Mythology
Other Forms FormsLíban, Lí Ban, Lí Bhan; Liamhain, Líobhan, Lỳauon?
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Meaning & History
Form of the Gaelic name Lí Ban, meaning "beauty of women". It belonged to two characters in Irish myth, one a mermaid captured in Lough Neagh in 558, according to the 'Annals of the Four Masters' (see also Muirgen).