Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):Celtic, Gaelic
Meaning:beautiful sheen; radiant beauty
Aoibhinn is an Irish name meaning “beautiful sheen” or “radiant beauty.” Pronounced “eev-een,” it’s a variant spelling of Aoibheann, and is sometimes interpreted as a diminutive of Aoibh. In Irish history, Aoibhinn was the mother of St. Enda of Aran, who died in 530 AD. This gorgeous name is popular in Ireland, though it may be hard to spell or pronounce for non-Irish speakers. Still, it’s worth the effort to give your shining star an authentic Irish name!
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