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Aidan

Origin

  • Anglo Saxon
  • Celtic
  • Gaelic
  • Irish: Little, fiery; Aidan is a modern English spelling of the early medieval Gaelic name Áedán. It was relatively common in early medieval Ireland, and was the name of at least two sixth and seventh century Celtic saints. In the late Middle Ages, the saint''s name was spelled Aodhán, but the name appears to have dropped out of common use after the tenth century or so. Its modern popularity dates to a revival in the nineteenth or twentieth century.

Syllables

3

International Variations

Aodhan