Meaning:fey woman, wailing spirit
Irish folklore is nothing to be sniffed at, and the legend of the banshee is no different. This feminine name of Irish origin refers to the bean sí, a “fey woman” that was once the stuff of nightmares. The howl of a banshee was understood to signify that someone the hearer knew had died. Certainly unorthodox but undeniably badass, Banshee is the perfect name if your little one’s got a big pair of lungs. The phrase “screamed like a banshee” didn't come out of nowhere, anyways!
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