Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SLA-nyə(Irish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Old Irish slán meaning "health, safety". This was the name of a legendary high king of Ireland, one of the Fir Bolg. It was also the name of a daughter of the 11th-century high king Brian Boru.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSlàine(Scottish Gaelic)
Same SpellingSlàine

People think this name is

classic   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Ó Corráin, Donnchadh and Fidelma Maguire. Irish Names. Lilliput Press, 1992, page 166.
Entry updated June 9, 2023