Caoimhe. A fairly common feminine name in Ireland, Caoimhe is pronounced kee-va and comes from the Irish caomh, meaning dear or noble. It originates from the same root as the masculine name Caoimhín (pronounced kee-veen).
How do you pronounce the girl’s name Saoirse?
Saoirse is pronounced “Sur-sha.” The actress is aware of the difficulty her name creates for people, and she sympathizes with those who fumble over it.
How do you pronounce the Irish name Saoirse?
How do you pronounce Cian in English?
Cian is pronounced KEE-an or KEEN.
How do you pronounce the boy name Cian?
Cian as a boy’s name is pronounced KEE-an. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cian is “ancient”.
Is Aoife a girl’s name?
Aoife as a girl’s name is pronounced EE-fya. It is of Scottish, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Aoife is “beautiful, radiant”.
How do you say Niamh in Gaelic?
Niamh is pronounced “neeve”, with the letters “mh” producing a “v” sound in Irish. Over the water in England the name has become popular as “Neve”, with spelling variants “Nieve” or “Neave”.
What is a nickname for Niamh?
Nicknames, cool fonts, symbols and tags for Niamh – Niamhy, Nemo, nia, Niamh❤️, Niamhyyyyy, Neeoommmm.
Is Niamh a unisex name?
The first thing you should know if you are considering Niamh for your baby’s name is that in most countries all over the world the name Niamh is a unisex name, used as a boy name and a girl name.
How popular is Niamh?
Is Niamh a popular name?
Niamh is particularly popular choice in Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales.
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