Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From Old Irish muir "sea" and finn "white, blessed". This is another name of Muirne, the mother of the legendary hero Fionn mac Cumhaill.

Related Names

VariantsMairenn(Old Irish) Muireann(Irish Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesMuireann(Irish)

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023