Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Means "thunder" in Welsh, from the old Celtic root *toranos. It appears briefly in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi [1]. The name is cognate to that of the Gaulish god Taranis. It was also borne by the 7th-century Pictish king Taran mac Ainftech.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesTaranis(Gaulish Mythology)
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Entry added December 7, 2022