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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EH-nyə(Irish)

Meaning & History

Possibly from Old Irish etne meaning "kernel, grain". In Irish mythology Eithne or Ethniu was a Fomorian and the mother of Lugh Lámfada. It was borne by several other legendary and historical figures, including a few early saints.