Aoibheann - Meaning of Aoibheann

What does Aoibheann mean?

[ 2 syll. ao-(i)(b)hea-(n)(n), aoi-bhe-ann ] The baby girl name Aoibheann is pronounced as IY-V-uw-N †. Aoibheann is used mostly in Gaelic and Irish, and its language of origin is Celtic. Aoibheann is of the meaning fair radiance, beautiful sheen. The name was borne by the mother of Saint Enda, who lived around the 5th century. It was later popular among Irish royalty in the early medieval period. The name is often Anglicized as Eavan.

The name Aoibheane, the name Aoibheanne, the Irish Aoibhin, the Irish Aoibhinn, and the Irish Eavan are derivatives of Aoibheann.

See also the related form, the English, Gaelic, and Irish Aoife.

See also the related categories, medieval, radiance (delight), mother, fair, irish, celtic, saint, anglicized, and gaelic.

Aoibheann is not widely used as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Aoibheann include Eavan, Evonne, Ivonne, Yvon, Yvonne, Ifama, Ivana, Ivanna, Ivany, Ivianne, Ivona, Ivone, Iwona, Yvone, Yvonnie, Epiphaney, Epiphanie, Ifigenia, Iphigeneia, and Iphigenia.

† English pronunciation for Aoibheann: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



Meaning of Aoibheann Meaning of Aoibheane Meaning of Aoibheanne Meaning of Aoibhin Meaning of Aoibhinn Meaning of Eavan Meaning of Aoife Meaning of Eavan Meaning of Evan
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