Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. NEE-shə(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, presumably of Irish origin. In Irish legend he was the young man who fled to Scotland with Deirdre, who was due to marry Conchobar the king of Ulster. Conchobar eventually succeeded in capturing Deirdre and killing Naoise, which caused Deirdre to die of grief.

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VariantNoíse(Irish Mythology)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022