Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Possibly from Old Irish úaine meaning "green". Alternatively, it may come from the name of the Irish tribe the Uaithni [2].

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classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex  


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
  2. Ó Corráin, Donnchadh and Fidelma Maguire. Irish Names. Lilliput Press, 1992, page 174.
Entry updated January 21, 2022