What does Eithne mean?
How do we pronounce Eithne?
The baby girl name Eithne is pronounced as EH-NYah or EH-THNIY- 1.
1 English pronunciation for Eithne: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
What is the origin of Eithne?
Eithne's language of origin is Celtic. It is used predominantly in English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish. The Irish eithne ('kernel') was used in bardic poetry as a term of praise. In Celtic mythology, the name was borne various characters, including the mother of the Irish god Lugh. Another bearer was the Elcmar's wife, who died embracing Christianity, thereby popularizing the name among early Irish saints and queens. Saint Ethenia was the 5th-century daughter of King Laoghaire; as a little girl, she was among the first to be converted by Saint Patrick, together with her sister Fidelmia. The name is usually pronounced 'EH-THNIY-' by English speakers and 'EH-NYAH' by Irish speakers, thus the Irish phonetic variant Enya. This form has been made famous by the Irish singer Enya (1962-). Eithne has 18 derivatives that are used in both English and foreign languages. English derivatives of the name comprise Aine name popularity, baby name Edna (also used in Irish and Scottish), name Ena meaning (also used in Irish), short names for Enja, Enya name (also used in Irish), Ethenia meaning and origin (also used in Irish), baby name Ethna (also used in Irish), Ethnah meaning and origin, Ethne meaning of name (also used in Irish), what does the name Ethnea mean, Ethnee meaning and origin, and Ith pronounciation. Derivatives used in foreign languages comprise the Irish Aithne meaning of name, the Irish name Aithnea meaning, the Irish Etha definition, the Irish meaning of Ethni, the Irish Etna name variations, and the Irish meaning of Etney.
Eithne's language of origin is Celtic. It is used predominantly in Irish and Scottish. The meaning here is 'little fire'. Derived from the word aed which is of the meaning 'fire'. The name is sometimes taken as the feminine form of Aidan. Eithne is the feminine version of the English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish what does the name Aidan mean.
A famous person named Eithne is Enya, Singer, born Eithne Ni Bhraonain 17 May 1961, Gweedore, Ireland.
List of baby names that sound like Eithne:
the name name Ethnee, the Irish baby name Ethni, the name Anyah name variations, the name meaning of Eadin, the Irish name Edain meaning, the name short names for Eddna, the name meaning of Edene, the name meaning of Edin, the name name Edine meaning, the Scottish meaning of Edmée, the English, German, Hawaiian, Irish, and Scottish name Edna, the English and Hebrew Ednah pronounciation, the name name Edon, the German Edwine definition, the name name Edwinne, the name short names for Edwyn, the name short names for Edwynn, the name Edwynne meaning and origin, the name nicknames for Edyn, and the name baby name Edyne.
The baby name Eithne fun facts:
The name Eithne in reverse order is "Enhtie".
The numerological value of the name Eithne is number 7, which means analysis, understanding, knowledge, awareness, studious, meditating.
How popular is Eithne?
Eithne is not in the top girl names in USA.