Meaning:Little red-haired one
Ruadhan or Ruadhán is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning “little red-haired one.” It’s a diminutive of the Irish word ruadh, meaning “red,” and is sometimes anglicized as Rowan. Ruadhán was the name of a fifth-century Irish saint, today known as one of the twelve apostles of Ireland. Born at Tara, the seat of the high kings of Ireland, St. Ruadhán was famed for making a prophecy about Tara’s downfall. He also predicted the death of the then-king, Diarmait, and was correct about both. A fashionable name in modern-day Ireland, Ruadhan could be the perfect choice for your little redhead!
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