Étaín (Irish name)

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Étáin is a Gaelic-Irish female given name.

Étáin is the name of a heroine from Irish mythology, and is recorded as being borne by several women between the 12th and 15th century in the Irish annals.[1] It is still in use in 21st century Ireland.

It is also found as Éadaoin.[1] It is sometimes anglicised as Aideen.

Bearers of the name[edit]


  1. ^ a b O'Brien, Kathleen M. (2008). "Feminine Given Names: Étaín / Éadaoin". Index of Names in Irish Annals. Retrieved 25 October 2013.